We are delighted to announce a number of new appointments here at VIPR. Hannah Rochester joins us as Business Relationship Manager and Rhys Leader, Ethan Tram and Nithiya Loganathan join us as Product Owners. The appointments reflect VIPR’s continued growth and follows the announcement of VIPR’s new Chief Operating Officer (COO) Stewart Williams, who joined the team in the Summer.
VIPR’s Director Richard Brown comments, “VIPR has grown rapidly over the last couple of years and with a strategy in place to target global markets over the next three years, we anticipate that the company will continue to accelerate. As a result, it was necessary to strengthen our support and business department to ensure we maintain a first-class service to our increasing number of clients. We are very happy with the roles we have filled, and the strong team we have in place to support existing and new clients – we wish them all every success.”
Say hello to our new recruits;
Hannah Rochester, Business Relationship Manager
Prior to joining VIPR, Hannah spent over five years working within Lloyd’s of London getting to know the Insurance market. She also has an LLB Law Degree and most recently she worked as a Process Owner for a private bank. Excited by VIPR’s journey and development, Hannah joins as Business Relationship Manager and is the main point of contact for clients, acting on their behalf to ensure project requirements and deadlines are met. Her goal is to develop client relations and to improve business processes.
Rhys Leader, Product Owner
With a degree in Business Studies under his belt, Rhys utilised his knowledge and skills within a customer service role for an insurance company where he stayed for five years. He then made the transition to become a business analyst. In his new role at VIPR, Rhys will be liaising with stakeholders, understanding the needs of customers and translating requirements into functional specifications to bridge the gap between users and IT. With a passion for project management he will also play a key part in ensuring the smooth running of projects and removing any impediments. In his spare time Rhys enjoys playing football, keeping fit and exploring new places.
Nithiya Loganathan, Product Owner
Nithiya has a degree in IT, and has worked across a number of industries including retail and automotive. She joins VIPR having been impressed by their can-do attitude and the opportunity for her to develop her skills. As Product Owner, Nithiya will be working closely with the Scrum master to plan and monitor sprints, producing status reports, gathering and producing documentation based on client requirements, as well as managing clients’ expectations.
Ethan Tram, Product Owner
Ethan joined VIPR in August sharing the company’s ambitions for growth and aim to deliver the best products in the industry. He has 20 years’ experience across different sectors including education, media, professional services and IT, working for some of the world’s largest corporations such as ATOS, Deloitte and the BBC. As Product Owner, Ethan is responsible for identifying product features based on clients’ needs and ensuring those needs are met. Working closely with VIPR’s clients, Ethan’s goal is to deliver value for clients and to ensure products surpass their expectations.
To find out more about our COO, Stewart Williams, click here.