Andrew McLaughlin CIMA qualified Accountant and ACT qualified Treasurer, Andrew, took over his father’s software house, MIS Group, in 2018, alongside twin brother, Chris.
Leading on finance and strategy across the group, Andrew has already implemented numerous strategic and operational transformations. These include:
launching new businesses to expand into growing markets, support the transition of existing businesses into SaaS providers, and provide proof of concept for innovations in technology;
implementing a new IT strategy to enhance business continuity and disaster recovery, eliminate legacy systems and offer a modern approach to flexible working;
implementing new finance and HR systems and management frameworks, and re-working internal processes to enhance efficiency and visibility.
He is now focusing on facilitating a cultural shift, set to propel the companies forwards in their renewed directions.
This follows an accomplished career in management accounting and finance director roles within multi-national corporations Logica, Capita and Cannon.
Viewed as a highly competent problem solver, during a ten-year tenure at Logica, Andrew worked within numerous finance positions before securing the role of acting Finance Director in the Netherlands. Working in operational and head office finance roles, he was instrumental in supporting the organisation through several rounds of redundancies and multiple acquisitions, mergers and a takeover by CGI.
Andrew then moved to Capita, where he worked as the Finance Director of their managed services business, and later their technology solutions business where he led on a strategic acquisition. Then headhunted by Canon to work with their outsourcing and information management business across EMEA, he supported a reorganisation of the business, including strategic acquisitions and divestment.