8 November 2022 – Leading UK InsurTech Send Technology Solutions Ltd (Send) has appointed internationally experienced business leader, Chris Batterham as its new Chairman of the Board.
Batterham has vast experience in supporting the growth and development of public limited companies in the IT sector in both executive and non-executive director positions. He played an integral part in the IPO of Blue Prism Group plc, one of the fastest growing technology companies in the world. He remained as Deputy Chairman with the business until it was acquired for £1.2 billion in March 2022.
As the first non-executive director for BetFair, he helped the World’s largest betting exchange reach IPO, valued at £1.5 billion in 2016. Chris spent his early career as a Chartered Accountant with Arthur Andersen and went on to lead the floatation of Unipalm plc as CFO in 1994, the first internet company to IPO.
Batterham will use his considerable business acumen to help Send’s three founders achieve their ambitious growth objectives by providing strategic guidance and rigour as the company expands internationally.
Send co-founder Andy Moss said:
“Send has grown rapidly in a short space of time and we are now scaling-up to the next phase of our development. Chris has been an ardent supporter of the company right from the start. We are very excited to formally work with him and tap into the wealth of financial and operational experience he has accumulated over 30+ years of working with software businesses like ours.”
“This is a very exciting time to join the Send board of directors. The business has reached a critical stage in its development, and I am looking forward to using my experience to strategically guide it to the next level. The founders are passionate about what they do. I too share their vision for the future of Send, and am committed to helping them realise this.”
Chris joins Send founders, Andy Moss, Ben Huckel and Matt McGrillis, as well as non-executive director, Darryl Catts, on the Board.
Chris holds a number of non-executive roles at other organisations including NCC Group plc, Nanoco Group plc and Racing Digital. To get in touch with Chris, you can find him on LinkedIn.
For more information, contact:
Kirsty Plank: email@example.com, 020 7265 7887
Notes to Editors:
Send is a rapidly growing InsurTech software company based in London with global reach. The company has developed an innovative connected workbench that enables re/insurers and MGAs to automate, streamline and optimise their underwriting operations. It’s a composable platform that gives teams everything they need to be more productive, in one place – a single platform for managing new business, renewals and endorsements.
The SaaS platform brings complex data out of silos into one solution, providing a consolidated view throughout the lifecycle. Its automation enables new and mature insurers to eliminate rekeying, improve predictability, and work smarter.