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Elder Appoints new Chief Financial Officer

Elder Technologies, the live-in care startup for social good, today announced Kevin Fleming is joining the care leader as its new Chief Financial Officer (CFO). Kevin joins from iprism Insurance Underwriting Limited, a regulated e-wholesaling business, where he served as interim CFO.

Kevin brings with him an extensive background in business transformation at high-growth entrepreneurial businesses, across a number of online technology focused sectors.

‘I couldn’t be more thrilled to welcome Kevin to Elder, where he will undoubtedly make an immediate impact,’ said Pete Dowds, CEO and co-founder of Elder. ‘I am particularly impressed with Kevin’s ability to partner with business embarking on a journey of unprecedented growth, while maintaining an unrelenting focus on serving and advocating for his company’s customers.’

Having experienced first hand the challenges of delivering care and the infectious enthusiasm of all I have met within Elder,’ Kevin said. ‘I’m genuinely excited to be given the opportunity to be part of Elder’s wonderful team. It’s full of talented and passionate people who relish the challenge of turning this broken market on its head and allowing people to age where they want and with dignity.’

Kevin will lead Elder’s financial operations, integrating finance and data to support the business through an exciting period of continued growth. He will report directly to Dowds. He succeeds Ian Glanville, who served as Elder’s CFO for nine months.

Ian’s commitment to Elder has been vital to everything this company hopes to achieve,’ said Dowds. ‘I am grateful for all he has done while he served as CFO.’

Kevin has more than 20 years experience championing finance as a value-add partner integral to the formulation and delivery of business strategy. Kevin previously worked with shareholders and management to devise and implement a new medium term business strategy and management team at Simply Business, leading the company through a management buy out and period of exceptional growth.