Neil Makepeace appointed GWI CEO
Information management firm GWI has appointed Neil Makepeace as Chief Executive Officer.
Director and senior partner of the firm, Makepeace’s appointment comes during a restructure of the growing GWI Board of Directors, with founder Neil Glentworth appointed as executive chairman.
An accomplished leader in ICT development, strategic planning and design, information management and open data, Makepeace has more than 26 years’ industry experience both in Australia and internationally.
GWI executive chairman Neil Glentworth said Makepeace’s appointment aligned with the firm’s long term national growth strategy.
“On behalf of the GWI Board of Directors I am extremely pleased to announce Neil Makepeace’s appointment as GWI CEO,” Mr GWI said.
“Neil has a proven track record in many facets of the information management industry, and is already a recognised leader in the growing field of open data.
“Neil’s appointment underpins GWI’s growth strategy, as we continue to expand our reach across Australia and into a range of industries, from health to education, multiple government agencies and telecommunications, to name just a few.
“Information is no longer seen as just another part of a business – it is the business, and more organisations are reaping the benefits of treating information as their most valuable asset.
“We look forward to continuing to grow GWI under the leadership and guidance of Neil and the Board.”
GWI CEO Neil Makepeace said GWI was in a strong position for growth.
“We have excellent fundamentals here at GWI – including a great team, a bold agenda and a passion for what we do – not to mention valued clients,” Mr Makepeace said.
“We’ve built a strong business but the work doesn’t stop there. My appointment to the role of CEO marks our intent to go further, push harder and achieve even more.”
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