Richard Wright steps in to lead Sedex as Acting Chief Operations Officer

We are delighted to announce that Sedex’s Chief Financial Officer Richard Wright, will be stepping up into the role of Acting Chief Operations Officer, whilst the Board recruits for the next Chief Executive Officer. During this time, Richard will lead the Executive team to execute the 2025 Sedex Strategy, and maintain our strong business operations.

Sedex has had a particularly successful start to 2021, with the delivery of new features on time, as part of our Sedex platform transformation. Since December 2020, Sedex members have continued to increase and grown by 11% this year, with over 65,000 members now being part of Sedex.

Richard says, “I am honoured to be asked to lead Sedex at this time as we press on at pace with implementing the 2025 Strategy. Great progress has already been made in the first half of this year, and I have confidence that we will continue to build on that success over the months ahead. I look forward to working with Sedex’s stakeholders as we continue to drive organisations globally to improve the lives of the people they impact.”

Richard joined Sedex as Chief Financial Officer in August 2020, with over 15 years of experience in financial leadership roles. Since joining, he has led Sedex to strengthen our robust financial strategies and international operations that support Sedex’s transformation as a business. Richard’s significant experience encompasses a range of organisations, from FTSE 250 businesses to small-to-medium enterprises (SMEs), across a range of industries that include pharmaceuticals and medical devices, food retail, public transport and publishing.

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