Mike Washburn has joined Red Box Recorders, the global provider of voice and data recording solutions, as chairman. In his new role he will work closely alongside the CEO Lee Jones and the Board, utilising his 35 years of business experience in the accountancy, consultancy, investment and technology sectors.
The appointment follows the management buy-out of the company earlier this year that was backed ISIS Equity Partners. With considerable experience as an independent chairman, particularly in the areas of MBO and acquisition, Mike will support the ongoing growth of Red Box Recorders by helping to ensure the direction and strategy of the business is being effectively developed and implemented.
Mike is also currently Chairman of HTIP Limited, an ISIS Acquisition Vehicle, and Data Seeker Limited, a big data technology company. Previously, he spent five years as Managing Director of Scriptswitch Limited, a leading provider of clinical decision making software in the healthcare sector, growing the company into a £50 million business. Prior to this he held Managing Director roles at Givara Limited, Chameleon Approach Limited, Chameleon Group, MFPS Limited and Business Solutions Group.
Lee Jones, CEO of Red Box Recorders commented: “Mike is a highly professional and energetic entrepreneur who has a strong track record of building value in companies. He possesses a wealth of experience that will provide considerable value to the business by strengthening the senior management team and supporting our ambitious growth plans.”