Orbus Software, a leading provider of enterprise architecture and business process management solutions, is pleased to announce the appointment of Paddy Deller as its new Chief Financial Officer (CFO). With a strong background in finance and a wealth of experience in the software industry, Paddy is poised to play a pivotal role in driving Orbus Software's growth and strategic financial initiatives.
Paddy's career journey is marked by notable achievements and diverse experiences. He began his professional path at the likes of Ernst & Young, Gillette and EDS. He then joined Cable & Wireless, where he spent 13 years, including international assignments in Bermuda and Guernsey, where he served as CFO. During his time in the Channel Islands, Paddy played a key role in the successful launch and expansion of mobile businesses in Jersey and the Isle of Man.
After nearly eight years abroad, Paddy returned to the UK in 2012, embarking on a remarkable journey that led him to ActiveOps, a private equity-backed software business based in Reading. As the CFO of ActiveOps, he contributed significantly to the company's growth, overseeing strong organic growth and two acquisitions achieving a remarkable 350% increase in revenue. His leadership and expertise were instrumental in transforming the finance team and streamlining associated platforms and processes. Notably, Paddy guided ActiveOps through a successful Initial Public Offering in March 2021, culminating in the company's listing on the London Stock Exchange AIM market.
Expressing his excitement about joining Orbus Software, Paddy emphasized the energy and enthusiasm he encountered within the organization. He commended the team's dedication to the company's journey and their welcoming nature, which greatly influenced his decision to join. "During my career so far, it has always been my colleagues that have had the biggest impact on my work, and I am excited to join a great team with big ambition,” he said.
In his new position, Paddy aims to build on Orbus Software's existing successes, recognizing the positive work already accomplished in improving systems and processes. While acknowledging that he has much to learn, he envisions further developing the finance function to effectively support the business and contribute to its continued growth.
Paddy's extensive experience in the SaaS sector, coupled with his understanding of the challenges associated with companies of similar size and geographic reach, positions him to bring valuable insights and expertise to Orbus Software. As CFO, Paddy will not only oversee the financial operations but also collaborate with various teams to ensure seamless integration and support across the organization.
Orbus Software warmly welcomes Paddy Deller to the team, confident that his extensive experience, ambition, and leadership will contribute to the company's continued success and expansion. With Paddy on board as CFO, Orbus Software is well-positioned to achieve new milestones and strengthen its position as a global leader in enterprise architecture and decision intelligence solutions.