Former Sage boss steps up at WANdisco as it seals British Gas deal

WANdisco today announced a major contract with British Gas, a new chairman and further growth in its business.

The Sheffield and Silicon Valley-based Big Data business said that current non-executive director and former Sage CEO Paul Walker will step up to the role of non-executive chairman to replace founder David Richards, who had been executive chairman and CEO since it floated in June 2012.

The company said the growth of the business and "corporate governance best practice" meant it was time to split the two roles.<... For the full story register now for free or login below...