Board of directors
Guido Van der Schueren
Between 1974 and 1982 Guido Van der Schueren worked as Sales Manager ‘Compugraphic’ with BonteNV and for the following ten years he served as Sales and Marketing Director with DISC. In 1992 he co-founded Artwork Systems and from 1996 to 2007 served as Managing Director and Chairman of the Board of Artwork Systems Group NV and its subsidiaries. He served as Vice Chairman of the EskoArtwork Group from June 2007 until April 2011. He runs PMC Corp., a private equity vehicle that invested in mainly graphic arts software. He is also the Chairman of CONGRA Software, the holding company which owns a majority stake in Hybrid Software Group PLC.
Mike Rottenborn took up the position of Chief Executive Officer in January 2020. He was formerly the President and CEO of HYBRID Software Inc., which he founded in 2007. He has spent 30 years working in the graphic arts industry and began his career as an electrical engineer with DuPont Printing & Publishing. After DuPont, Mr Rottenborn joined PCC Artwork Systems to focus on prepress workflow software for packaging and commercial printing customers. Mr Rottenborn received his Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering from Virginia Tech and his Master of Science degree in Computer Science from Villanova University.
Chief Financial Officer
Graeme Huttley has over 30 years of finance experience in fast moving consumer goods, manufacturing, services and technology businesses. Graeme is a Chartered Global Management Accountant (CGMA) and serves as the Group’s Chief Financial Officer (CFO) and the Company Secretary.
Graeme partners closely with the CEO and the senior leadership team to deliver on the Company’s strategy, to build and enhance the Group’s culture and ensure the integrity of the Group’s financial reporting and controls whilst maintaining lean and efficient finance and administration teams. He is involved in all acquisitions, from initial identification and analysis, through the due diligence process, the contract negotiation and the integration into the Group.
As Company Secretary, Graeme is responsible for the Company’s regulatory compliance, including corporate governance, listing rules and UK company law.
Clare Findlay was appointed an independent non-executive director of the Company in March 2019. Ms Findlay was previously a non-executive director of the Company from June 2011 until 2014 and has more than 20 years’ experience at senior level positions in the computer software industry, including as managing director of the UK operations of Concentrix Corporation, the global business process outsourcing division of SYNNEX. In 2013 Ms Findlay co-founded Purple Demand, a Demand Creation Agency.
Luc De Vos
Luc De Vos was appointed an independent non-executive director in February 2021.
An engineer by training, Mr. De Vos is credited with championing the early implementations of the internet in Europe and was the founding father of the first sizeable pan-European Internet Service Provider. A notable business angel during the nineties’ new media and internet boom, he was a key player in KPNQwest, Stepstone, and Starlab, to, more recently, CarsOnTheWeb (now ADESA Europe).
He has also been a non-executive chairman to the first mediatech venture capital fund (Arkafund) in Belgium as well as a director to the global leasing and fleet management company Sofico, and advisor to unified threat management security provider AXS│GUARD. In all, he has worked with more than 60 companies with a strong focus on growth and corporate governance.