Daisy Group Appoints Neil Thompson as CEO

Daisy Group is delighted to announce the appointment of its new CEO.

Neil joined Daisy in 2021 as CFO and has spent the last 12 months working with Founder and Chairman Matthew Riley, driving the business and leading a strategic review to deliver the next phase of Daisy’s growth. Daisy’s business continues to be financially strong, reporting revenues of over £350M on and EBITDA of over £70M.

Neil has helped deliver transformational growth in a number of executive teams, across various industry sectors, and in both public and privately owned businesses. Prior to Daisy, Neil was Group CFO at Manchester Airport Group (MAG) helping to create successful international, digital and property development businesses to drive growth, alongside its wide-ranging airport services.

Matthew Riley said: “We’re delighted to appoint Neil as CEO as Daisy embarks on the next stage of its growth journey. Having worked closely with him over the last year, Neil brings a wealth of experience across both listed and private funded businesses, driving strong growth and shareholder value. Daisy is really well positioned to continue to grow and enable smarter IT, comms and cloud solutions for businesses across the UK.”

Neil Thompson adds “I’m thrilled to be appointed as CEO working with Matthew Riley, ARES, Oakley Capital, and everyone within the Daisy Group on its next phase of growth. It’s an exciting time for the technology sector and there are significant growth opportunities. I’m really looking forward to leading the team, as we take Daisy to the next level building upon its strong platform as a UK market leader.”

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