PIE appoints a new Chairman to take the helm of a new management team

PoweredbyPie (PIE), has appointed Martin Smith to help steer the company through its expansion of products and service offerings.

Martin joins the Board as Group Chairman, having worked with a number of private equity backed and owner managed businesses in the technology, legal, renewables and business support services sectors.

Previously, Martin was CEO of The Alcumus Group where he led six successful acquisitions and a secondary management buy-out.  He has also held senior leadership positions at Croner, Wolters Kluwer UK, BSI British Standards, The IET and Thomson Reuters. He is also Chairman of Above Surveying and Patron of the military charity Team Endeavour.

Last year, PIE merged with PSG Connect Ltd (PSG) creating the number one provider of legal services for the residential conveyancing industry. Recently the company has secured substantial investment and has ambitious plans for growth and acquisition in the next few years.

Martin Smith, Chairman of PIE, comments:

“Having seen the quality of PIE’s service offering, I am excited by the growth potential of the Company.  I look forward to supporting the management team in their drive to capitalise on opportunities for further expansion so we can best meet the needs of our clients”.

David Brown, Group CEO and Founder of PIE, comments:

“We are delighted to welcome Martin Smith to PIE. Martin has significant experience of working with rapidly growing tech-enabled legal and support services companies, driving their expansion both organically and through acquisition. We have ambitious plans and Martin’s knowledge and expertise will be invaluable in helping us achieve these goals”.

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