Management Team

KCS Group Management Team

Datawright is a Kerridge Commercial Systems (KCS) company - a group of companies specialising in providing leading, market-specific, business management solutions across the world.

Ian Bendelow – Chief Executive Officer

Ian has 25 years’ experience of IT and enterprise resource planning solutions, over 20 years working with the company's portfolio of solutions, services and clients. His career developed from customer-facing roles in support, training and consultancy to executive positions in sales, international business development and other commercial functions, and now sees his role as leading Kerridge Commercial Systems in its major growth strategy for the future.

David Liddle – Director of Research & Development

David has been responsible for the Research & Development teams within Kerridge Commercial Systems since 2003. Prior to joining, David held a number of senior IT positions within the Distribution/Merchant industry. His balance of experience between being both a user, and a provider of ERP systems, ensures that the continued investment in product development is focussed towards customer base needs and requirements.

Nigel Bedford – Chief Financial Officer

Nigel is a Chartered Accountant with 25 years’ experience, both in the Big 4 accountancy firms and as a CFO in the software and IT sector. Nigel has worked alongside Ian since the start of Kerridge Commercial Systems Limited was established in 2011 and has particular experience of working in private equity invested businesses and managing those businesses through high growth periods.

Martin Turbitt – Chief Technical Officer

Martin has been working within Managed Services: Network, Data Centre and Cloud services since 2000. Responsible for Strategy, Design and Operations in a number of UK Service Providers over a 13 year period. His extensive knowledge and experience allows Kerridge Commercial Systems to adopt cloud strategies and partnerships into our portfolio, which means our customers can out-source their ERP solutions in a safe and secure ecosystem.

Trevor Loker - Operations Director

Trevor’s career has concentrated on both ICT product and pure services in the B2B market, enjoying Director and Consultancy roles at Board level.  Following a period of consultancy for Kerridge Commercial Systems (KCS), Trevor joined the Exec team in 2012. In his time at KCS, he has covered a number of board level roles and is currently responsible for ensuring that our Operations Division continues to provide first-class implementation and consultancy services to our customers.

Des Nangle – Managing Director, South Africa

Des, originally from Ireland, moved to South Africa in 1993, and has been responsible for the management and sales of Kerridge Commercial Systems software and services in South Africa since 1999. With his strong customer-centric approach, he has led the growth of the business to today's position of supporting excess 10,000 users.

Andrew Wilkinson – European Sales Director

Andrew joined Kerridge Commercial Systems in January 2016 as European Sales Director. With over 20 years of sales experience working in the distribution, merchandising and manufacturing software industries, Andrew plays a key role for us in further developing relationships with our customers and creating strategies to help the company to continue to grow in the UK and across Europe.

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Datawright wins Software Innovation Solution of the Year Award

Datawright has won the 2017 Software Innovation Solution of the Year Award for an ‘Internet of Things’ (IoT) project delivered to long-term customer, Arlington Automotive (NE). The award forms part of the European IT & Software Excellence Awards, now in their 9th year and established to recognise best practice in customer solutions and service excellence.

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