Johnny Fortune appointed as Chairman of Kollect

Johnny Fortune appointed as Chairman of Kollect

This week Kollect made the exciting announcement that Johnny Fortune has been appointed as Chairman of the Board of Directors. 

Mr. Fortune has extensive experience in both executive and non-executive director roles in a number of public and privately-owned Irish companies. He was Chief Financial Officer of Skillsoft where he played a pivotal role as it became Ireland's first company to complete an IPO on Nasdaq New York. He is also Chairman of the highly successful Irish software provider Big Red Cloud. He was previously Chairman and co-founder of Pegasus Capital and prior to t a Director of IBI Corporate Finance.

Kollect CEO, John O'Connor said: We are very pleased to have Johnny leading out the Kollect board. He offers new perspectives on the key steps and the discipline required to manage fast growth on a sustainable basis. He is familiar with the type of capital structure that we need to underpin that growth and we look forward to him being a cornerstone influence on the business as it starts to break new ground over the coming months and years.

Mr Fortune said: Kollect bring a fresh approach, innovation and energy to an evolving marketplace with assured growth prospects. There is great potential across new territories, and I look forward to complementing the team and helping it to grow, expand and deliver a strong return for customers, partners and shareholders alike. 

All of us at Kollect are delighted to welcome Johnny on board and we look forward to the great things to come.