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activpayroll Appoints Nick Southwell as Chief Financial Officer

Posted: 20th October 2020

activpayroll, the global payroll and tax compliance specialist headquartered in Aberdeen, Scotland is delighted to announce the appointment of Nick Southwell as Chief Financial Officer.

Nick brings a wealth of experience to the team, having worked for large international businesses, mentored start-up companies in the technology sector, consulted with various FTSE 100 companies and government, as well as a number of PE backed businesses.

Nick Southwell

Nick’s arrival as CFO marks the latest addition to activpayroll’s management team, which recently saw the appointment of Steve Callaghan as Non-Executive Director and Chairman.

This appointment comes after the recent expansion of the business which will see Nick help with the growing customer demand across the globe. Nick will be based in the activpayroll headquarters in Aberdeen and will be responsible for helping shape the strategic and continued international growth, capitalising on the ever-increasing demand for activpayroll’s payroll and tax solutions.

Nick Southwell, CFO of activpayroll, said: “I’m thrilled to be appointed as the new CFO at activpayroll and I’m really looking forward to working with team. I’m certain that my varied experience built over the years will allow me to further strengthen not only activpayroll’s finance team, but the business as a whole, helping it achieve its potential.”

Alison Sellar OBE, CEO of activpayroll, commented: “I am delighted to welcome Nick to the team as CFO, Nick’s appointment comes at a pivotal time and I am confident he will play an integral role as we enter the next stage of our global growth strategy.”

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