Making the most of your board: Shirin Dehghan

Bailey Fisher is pleased to announce Shirin Dehghan as guest speaker for our forthcoming CEO Dinner “Making the most of your board”.

Shirin Dehghan has led start-up, medium-sized and corporate companies, building winning teams and bringing disruptive products to market. As Founder and CEO of Arieso, Shirin led the growth of the business, before exiting to JDSU for $85m in 2013.    Shirin has won numerous awards including Best Woman in Mobile, Blackberry Woman in Technology, Business Woman of the Year 2013, and European Entrepreneur of the Year 2013.  A Cambridge Angel; Chair of Opensignal, and board member of Cambridge Wireless, Shirin now advises and mentors business leaders wishing to transform their business.

This event is the latest in a series of informal peer group events for CEOs in the technology sector, organised and hosted by Bailey Fisher Executive Search and sponsored by Mills & Reeve and Grant Thornton.

Attendance at the CEO Dinner is by invitation.

Mike Evans

Bailey Fisher Executive Search was pleased to assist our client, Grant Instruments, with the search for an International Trade Non-Executive Director.

Grant Instruments is an independent privately owned company, well-established as a global leader in the manufacture and design of equipment for sample preparation, scientific analysis and data acquisition, providing solutions to international scientific and industrial markets.

Iain Hopper, Director of Digital Health & Life Sciences at Bailey Fisher was engaged to manage the search.  The brief for the International Trade Non-Executive Director was to identify a seasoned board level executive with knowledge of the challenges presented to an international business; and the ability to support a strategy for further international growth.

The search resulted in the appointment of Mike Evans, who had previously led the growth and successful exit of Oxford Gene Technology to Sysmex, as CEO.

Angus Hone

Bailey Fisher Executive Search is pleased to have assisted Plextek with the search for a CFO, resulting in the successful appointment of Angus Hone.

Plextek offers unique solutions for today’s hardest engineering problems, in defence, healthcare, security and smart sensors. Customers range from start ups to some of Europe’s most prestigious engineering companies.

The search was managed by Andrew Moore, Partner at Bailey Fisher Executive Search and Head of the Finance Practice.

Justine Brain

Bailey Fisher Executive Search is pleased to have assisted our client, Inotec AMD, with the search for a CFO resulting in the appointment of Justine Brain.

Inotec AMD is a Cambridge based company that was formed specifically to introduce a new technology to wound care specialists and health care providers around the world. NATROX® Oxygen Wound Therapy was designed to promote faster and better healing in patients with wounds.

Bailey Fisher was engaged to manage the CFO search, which was led by Andrew Moore, Partner and Head of the Finance Practice.

The successful candidate, Justine Brain, brings 20 years’ experience within technology and biotechnology, encompassing high-growth SMEs to multinationals.