Ciphr, the UK’s leading SaaS HR provider, has appointed David Burns as its chief technology officer (CTO). He joins the group’s leadership team and board of directors, with immediate effect. Burns takes on responsibility for Ciphr’s product development and management and will lead all technical activities for the Marlow-based, ECI-backed group, including development, internal IT, deployment, technical support, and implementation.
A tech leader with nearly 30 years of experience, he has held CTO positions at Key Travel, Yell, CGI (Logica), HP Enterprise Services, and, most recently, autonomous vehicle software firm Wejo; as well as executive roles at Capita, Vertex Data Science and voestalpine. Burns is the third senior appointment for Ciphr in 2022, following a strong year of growth for the business. He will report directly to Ciphr’s CEO Chris Berry and oversee the director of technology, Peter Hawes, and other IT department heads.
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