New MD at Cambridge Online

Cambridge Online Systems, an IT systems and services provider, has hired David Crabb as its new managing director as the company looks to accelerate its growth in the next few years.

David joins from a major business process outsourcing company with a turnover of around £400M where he was a board director. He led a change management programme with a strong focus on customer retention and employee talent optimisation. During this period the business increased annual net profits from £250,000 to £5.8m. David has also held director posts with the three global recruitment giants: Manpower, Adecco and Vedior (now Ranstad) where he was responsible for running specific divisions/companies within the UK.

Ray Olds, business development director and co-founder of Cambridge Online commented: “We are very pleased to have such an experienced director as David Crabb on board to shape a new strategy for growth of Cambridge Online over the next few years. Now is the right time for us to be led by a fresh set of eyes. David will bring new thinking to support our desire to surround the customer with additional value added services and invest in our people to build a platform to support future growth.”

David Crabb added, “It is great to be joining such a strong business at a time when it is embracing change. I look forward to working with our experienced teams, our customers and other key stakeholders, to help maintain and develop our company’s presence in the markets we operate in.”