Kewill Ltd, the leading provider of innovative software for global trade and logistics, today announced the appointment of Andrew Hicks to the position of Chief Financial Officer (CFO). Andrew joins Kewill with immediate effect from Misys, the banking software provider, where he most recently held the post of Global Head of Integration, providing executive leadership for the successful operational integration of its merger with Turaz, where he was previously CFO.
Andrew will drive Kewill’s global finance function and work with the rest of Kewill’s senior management team in the creation and execution of strategies that expand Kewill’s market leading credentials. He will utilize his significant strategic and operational experience to support growth, implement the infrastructure and processes needed to leverage efficiencies around the globe and focus on creating value across the organisation.
A qualified chartered accountant, Andrew has previously held a variety of senior finance roles for Misys, located in both the United States and United Kingdom, and prior to the role of CFO at Turaz was CFO at Denver-based P2 Energy Solutions, the world’s largest software and data solutions company exclusively serving the oil and gas industry, where he had line responsibility for Finance, Human Resources, Legal and IT.
"Andrew’s appointment marks a very positive step forward for Kewill," comments Robert J. Farrell, President and CEO of Kewill Ltd. "He has hands-on experience of creating value in private equity owned technology companies and an excellent track record of generating results. I am very much looking forward to working closely with him to drive growth at Kewill and the company on to new levels of success."
"We are delighted to have Andrew join Kewill as CFO," said Deep Shah, Partner with Francisco Partners, and Kewill Board member. "He brings a wealth of experience from the software industry and joins Bob Farrell as part of a new global senior management team that is focusing on realising the great potential of Kewill for all its stakeholders."