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CycloMedia appoints Bertrand Sciard as Chairman

Posted on 14th May 2019

London, 14 May 2019: CycloMedia, the leading provider of accurate geospatial imagery-data and data analytics, has appointed Bertrand Sciard as its new Chairman.

Bertrand brings significant operational and board experience at fast-growing international businesses. This includes his current roles of Operating Partner at HgCapital and Chairman at Trace Once, where he has overseen the company’s growth including a strategic partnership with BRC Global Standards creating one of the largest retail collaborative networks in the world.

As Chairman of CycloMedia, Bertrand will support the company’s international expansion following its latest acquisition of North American business, Floating Point FX. He will draw on his extensive experience in the technology sector and US market, notably as the Chairman of Raet, a market leader in the field of HR Cloud solutions and HR services, as well as Chairman of Ullink, a global provider of market leading multi-asset trading technology and infrastructure.

Bertrand’s appointment follows significant equity investment in CycloMedia in August 2018 by Volpi Capital. The appointment is part of the development strategy that Volpi and CycloMedia’s management have jointly set out in order to expand and grow the business over the medium term.

Commenting on the appointment, Crevan O'Grady from Volpi Capital said: “This is an exciting time for CycloMedia and I am delighted that the company has been able to appoint such a well-respected and high-calibre professional to further support the company’s efforts. Bertrand Sciard has all the qualities and significant technology sector expertise to reinforce CycloMedia’s position as a market leader both in Europe and in North America, and we look forward to working with him.”

Bertrand Sciard, added: “It is a great privilege to become Chairman of CycloMedia and to lead the Board of a business on a clear upwards trajectory. I look forward to advising and partnering with the management team to further strengthen the business and to continue delivering against its exciting ambitions and international growth plans.”