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Management Team

Ian Bendelow – Chief Executive Officer

Ian has 25 years’ experience of IT and enterprise resource-planning solutions, over 20 years working with the company's portfolio of solutions, services, and clients. His career developed from customer-facing roles in support, training, and consultancy to executive positions in sales, international business development and other commercial functions, and now sees his role as leading Kerridge Commercial Systems (KCS) in its major growth strategy for the future. 

David Liddle – Chief Product Officer

David has been responsible for Product Management & the Development teams within Kerridge Commercial Systems since 2003. Prior to joining, David held a number of senior IT positions within the Distribution/Merchant industry. His balance of experience between being both a user, and a provider of ERP systems, ensures that the continued investment in product development is focused towards customer base needs and requirements.

Nigel Bedford – Chief Financial Officer

Nigel is a Chartered Accountant with 25 years’ experience, both in the Big 4 accountancy firms and as a CFO in the software and IT sector. Nigel has worked alongside Ian since the start of Kerridge Commercial Systems Limited, which was established in 2011, and has particular experience of working in private equity invested businesses and managing those businesses through high growth periods. 

Martin Turbitt – Chief Technical Officer

Martin has been working within Managed Services: Network, Data Center and Cloud services since 2000. Responsible for Strategy, Design and Operations in a number of UK Service Providers over a 13-year period. His extensive knowledge and experience allows Kerridge Commercial Systems to adopt cloud strategies and partnerships into our portfolio, which means our customers can out-source their ERP solutions in a safe and secure eco system.

Greg Grady – Vice President of Sales, North America

Greg is an experienced executive in the software industry with a focus on helping organizations accelerate growth and provide an exceptional customer experience. Prior to joining Dancik, Greg held leadership positions at companies ranging from early-stage startup to well-established industry leaders. Previous roles include director of business development, sales manager, sales operations director and individual contributor.

Greg is responsible for new business revenue generation, account management, sales operations and marketing efforts for Kerridge Commercial Systems throughout North America.

Mike Prentice - Vice President of Professional Services

Mike Prentice is a professional services executive with over 30 years’ experience in a variety of technology industries. At Kerridge Commercial Systems Mike assumes the role of Vice President, Professional Services Group, responsible for service sales support functions, project management, and implementation consulting team.  Mike is a business leader that brings extensive experience in consulting and implementations focused on guiding and collaborating with customers to ensure they derive value from their software investment.  Mike brings this mindset to KCS with a critical focus on a continued expansion of services best practices in support of our rapid growth in the North American ERP marketplace. 

Cary Anderson - Vice President of R & D

Cary joined KCS in March of 2018 and is responsible for the management of all the North American R&D teams, and for setting the strategy and direction for the KCS products in North America. With over 30 years’ experience working within the Building Materials ERP sector, Cary brings a wealth of experience and knowledge to KCS and is ideally placed to drive the group’s products and solutions in North America.

Cary has spent most of his time in the development of ERP systems both with improved functionality as well as new UI front ends. He has also spent a great deal of time developing productivity products such as Dispatch and Delivery (Logistics) as well as Document Management systems.

Jonathan Lindle - General Manager

Jonathan has served as the General Manager for the Houston, TX office of Kerridge Commercial Systems (KCS) since 2017, where he directs and coordinates activities between local sales, operations, development and support departments and aids chief administrative officers in formulating and administering organizational policies. Since first joining Mincron Software Systems in 1995 (which was later acquired by KCS), he has held a variety of management and executive level positions throughout the business. He has a Bachelor of Business Administration from the University of Texas and has spent his career in customer-facing roles focused on helping clients maximize their investments in enterprise systems.

Chris Owen – Chief Support Officer

As of July 2018, Chris Owen has joined Kerridge Commercial Systems as Chief Support Officer. He has 20 plus years of experience within a tier one multinational software company, most recently running the Customer Success - Global Delivery organization with several hundred associates spread globally supporting over two thousand customers. Already living locally to our Hungerford office, Chris has much experience of the latest support techniques including driving ever higher Net Promoter scores, providing great knowledgebase resources, fast times to resolution and other industry best practices. Chris is a Chartered IT Professional registered with the British Computer Society and will be working with the existing personnel to deliver the very best in Customer Support.

Carolyn Adams - Global Director of Human Resources and Learning & Development

Carolyn Adams serves as the Global Director of Human Resources and Learning & Development at Kerridge Commercial Systems. In this role, Carolyn drives the human capital strategy including recruitment, employee development, integration planning and team engagement. Prior to joining Kerridge Commercial Systems in 2014, she held leadership positions in financial, software and non-profit organizations. Carolyn holds a degree in Business Management/Accounting and is a certified Global Professional in Human Resources (GPHR).

 

FUSION18 Customer Conference Video

Customer Conference 2018 Video

FUSION18 was packed with so many learning opportunities, networking, and fun with our North America customers. We hope to see you at FUSION19 in October.