RIGBY GROUP FOUNDER,CEO & CHAIRMAN
He is a serial entrepreneur who, for more than four decades, has been one of the UK’s most respected and successful business leaders. Sir Peter started the founding company for Rigby Group in 1975 and today it is one of the largest privately-owned businesses in the UK. Away from Rigby Group, Sir Peter has chaired the Coventry and Warwickshire Local Enterprise Partnership (CWLEP), which promotes business and industry growth within the area. He is also a trustee of several key charities, including The Rigby Foundation. In 2002, Sir Peter was knighted for his contribution to IT and business in the Midlands.
RIGBY GROUPCHIEF OPERATING OFFICER
Steve Rigby is Chief Operating Officer for the Rigby Group. Steve heads up the Group’s Real Estate and Financial Services divisions. He is also responsible for finance, M&A and the family office investment portfolio. Steve sits on the boards of Technology and Airport businesses and chairs the boards of Allect, Rigby Private Equity and Rigby Capital, the group’s financial services business. Steve has three children and splits his time between London and his home in the Midlands and is a keen polo player and sailor. He chairs the development board for children’s mental health charity Place2Be and is also a trustee for the Rigby Foundation.
SCC EMEA CHIEF EXECUTIVE
Under his leadership Europe’s biggest independent technology solutions provider has grown rapidly, repeatedly achieving double-digit growth. James joined SCC in 1993 in the Engineering Services division, and was appointed to run the Technology Sourcing division in 1995. Subsequently, he was made General Manager and took on responsibility for service delivery operations across Europe, as well as playing a major role in all Group acquisitions.
RIGBY GROUPNON-EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR
He enjoys a reputation as one of Birmingham’s leading business advisors. George has held various senior roles throughout his 30-year career, first at Arthur Andersen and then at Deloitte. George’s roles at Andersen and Deloitte included the positions of Senior Partner in Birmingham, leader of the Tax Practice in Central and Eastern Europe and Head of Real Estate in the Midlands.
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