BIPB, the global business intelligence consultancy, has today announced the departure of its CEO, Charles Radclyffe, after five highly successful years in the role.
As CEO, Charles has seen BIPB’s revenue grow from £1.2m to £5.8m, having built the company’s sales and marketing functions from scratch. He has also overseen major client wins including UBS, Barclays, JP Morgan Chase, Standard Bank, RBC, Sony and Royal Mail Group. Charles was also instrumental in opening a New York office and developing BIPB franchises in Dubai and South Africa.
Charles also led an MBO in 2012, acquired Cockpit Consulting in 2013, and facilitated the acquisition of BIPB by Keyrus Group in 2014 to ensure long-term security for BIPB and significant shareholder value for BIPB investors. Earlier this year, BIPB won CSR partner of the year at the annual Qlikview conference for the work that the company has done for charities such as Smile Train and The Turing Trust.
Charles’ replacement will be announced in due course.
Charles Radclyffe, CEO at BIPB said:
“Leaving BIPB is a bittersweet moment for me. I’m thrilled at everything the company has achieved in the last five years and I am confident the foundations are there to ensure it continues to go from strength to strength.”
Daren Cox, founder of BIPB said:
“Charles has been fundamental in driving BIPB forward and turning the company into a market leader in big data and analytics. He was one of the first business leaders to recognise the paradigm shift from transactional business to an enterprise-driven model by nourishing a diverse ecosystem. In doing so, he has transformed BIPB into a company where positive values drive the ethos, rather than financials alone.”
Eric Cohen, CEO of Keyrus said:
“Keyrus’ acquisition of BIPB was a major part of our goal to consolidate the market for Data Intelligence technologies and services globally. Charles was an integral part of the acquisition and really showed us what BIPB was capable of. As an influential and successful CEO, he will be sorely missed.”