Portrait Software (London: PST), a leading provider of insight driven customer interaction software, is pleased to announce the appointment of Paul Hewitt as Non-executive Chairman of the Board with immediate effect.
Hewitt has substantial experience in leading and growing both young private and established public companies. A chartered accountant, he is currently Chairman of YSC, and Non-executive Director of the Kiln Group, GMT Global Aviation, and The Co-operative Financial Services, where he had previously held the executive roles of CFO and then Deputy Group CEO. Prior to that Paul spent four years with RAC as Finance Director, after three years in the same role with Redland and six years as Finance and Marketing Director of Euromoney Publications.
Commenting on his appointment, Hewitt stated, "I am excited to be joining the Portrait team at a time when there are so many opportunities to grow the business and am very much looking forward to working with the executives to help accelerate their growth plans."
Luke McKeever, CEO of Portrait Software, added, "We are delighted that Paul has agreed to Chair the Board of Portrait. With his experience in guiding the growth of companies at all stages of their development, we are confident he will be a valuable addition to the Company as we seek to bring together the potential of Portrait's market leading software, valuable customer- base and expanding market opportunity."