Node4 Charity Fundraising 2017
Posted by Tom Hassan on 04 January 2018 02:46 PM

Node4 Charity Fundraising 2017

2017 was a great year for Node4’s social committee organising fundraising events supporting the charities – Comic Relief, Macmillan Cancer Support – Coffee Morning, Wear it Pink Day – Breast Cancer Awareness, Save the Children – Christmas Jumper Day, and Rainbows Hospice.

We raised a fantastic £2,500 last year and we would like to thank all of our teams across our offices nationwide for their support.

Instead of sending Christmas cards to customers last Christmas, Node4 also made a £1000 donation to the Rainbows Hospice. The hospice is based in Loughborough, which is not far from our Derby Headquarters and Nottingham office.

During 2018 the Node4 social committee will continue to raise money for the Rainbows Hospice. The hospice cares for children and young adults with life-limiting illnesses. The charity provides bespoke medical support for families who have a child or young adult with a serious illness. They also offer the whole family support, regardless of diagnosis and are there for as long as a family needs it.

Last month, our social committee members visited the hospice to present them with our cheque of £1000. The members were also given a tour of the facility to see first-hand where our donations will help.

Ketna Makwana, HR Manager, Node4 comments “In 2017, our Node4 team have done a great job helping to raise money supporting many charities. We also looking forward to further support the Rainbows Hospice and collectively make a difference to this wonderful local charity.”

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Node4 appoints Leon Keller as Director of M&A
Posted by Tom Hassan on 08 September 2017 03:16 PM

Node4 has recently appointed Leon Keller as Director of Mergers and Acquisition (M&A)

Leon Keller’s new appointment will help the company fulfil its ambitious growth and acquisition plans over the next three years, which includes £40 million of committed follow-up funds from Bowmark Capital. Mr. Keller joins the team to help shape an M&A strategy that utilises this investment to continue to add value to Node4’s customers.

Mr Keller brings over 12 years of M&A expertise and an impressive track record with Node4. He has been working with Andy Gilbert, CEO of Node4, for over seven years. He was previously an external consultant advising the company on its recent acquisitions and deals, including database management services firm Onomi in May, the orginal MBO backed by LDC, and the secondary MBO of Node4 backed by Bowmark Capital in October.

Andy Gilbert, CEO, Node4, comments: “Leon joins the Node4 team at a critical time, and I am happy to formally welcome him to the Node4 family. I’ve known Leon for a long time, and he has always provided valuable consultancy and support around our acquisition deals. He understands Node4 and what truly matters to us, and ensures this is reflected in every deal we sign. I can’t think of a better M&A Director to help us fulfil our acquisition strategy and ambitious growth plans.”

Mr Keller has more than 15 years of financial and strategic advisory experience to SMEs, private equity backed companies, and larger corporates as part of PwC, where he was Corporate Finance Director. Prior to joining Node4 Mr. Keller was Managing Director at Ormerod Rutter Corporate Finance.

Mr Keller said: “Having built an excellent relationship with Andy and his team over many years and admired Node4’s transformation into a market leading UK Managed Services player; I am delighted to finally be joining the Node4 family at this exciting time. I look forward to supporting the team in achieving their ambitious growth plans for the business through finding complimentary acquisitions that extend both our technical and geographic reach; and equally importantly fit with our people and customer centric culture.”

Leon Keller’s appointment follows a period of sustained success and growth for Node4. Over the last three years Node4 has tripled its staff, grown its customer base to over 1000, and expanded its geographical presence and cloud services portfolio.

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