Outsource UK Limited has appointed Charles Hughes as non-executive chairman. Charles brings with him over 40 years of experience in the IT industry, having held senior positions at ICL and in HM Government. He was chairman of the European Computer Research Centre and has been a board member of IT companies in Australia, Germany, USA and Great Britain as well as being President of the British Computer Society, the Chartered Institute for IT. He has had a close relationship with Outsource for over a decade.
Professionalism in IT is an area Charles is passionate about, having founded and been appointed as the first Chairman of the International Professional Practice Partnership, IP3.
In 2009/2010, Charles became Master of the Worshipful Company of Information Technologists and received the Company’s Royal Charter. He is also a Freeman of the City of London.
Other accolades he has received include the Influencers Roundtable Award; presented by Bill Gates, in 2009 and also in 2009 he received an Outstanding Service Award from the International Federation for Information Processing. He is a member of PICTFOR, the Parliamentary ICT Forum, and of the Chartered Management Institute.
Charles said: “Outsource is a great company with a professional team striving to be our clients’ first choice recruiter. It has been a privilege and a pleasure to be associated with Paul and the company for over ten years and I am delighted to be affirmed as Chairman of the Board”
Paul Jameson, managing director of Outsource, said: “We are very pleased to have Charles on the Board as non-executive chairman and are sure that his knowledge and experience will continue to ensure that Outsource achieves its strategic goals as we continue on our path of continued growth and success.”
For more information on Outsource, visit www.outsource-uk.com.