36 Chess ICT

Doug Woodburn
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Key points

Revenue: £107.4m (-4%)

Net profit: 2.2%  Staff: 529

This acquisitive comms provider kicked off 2020 by installing CFO Mark Lightfoot as its new chief executive. Despite adding £9m to its top line via acquisitions in its year to 31 March 2019, the Cheshire-based firm saw total annual revenues dip four per cent. A £7m drop in mobile revenues was partly to blame. The mission now is to transform from a legacy telecoms provider into a ‘connect, cloud, device and security solution provider'.

Key points

Revenue: £107.4m (-4%)

Net profit: 2.2%  Staff: 529

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