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Ronnie Maclean joins 1st Touch mobile

He is extremely well known and has gained a well deserved reputation for getting things done

Ronnie Maclean has joined the sales operation at 1st Touch. His appointment reflects a continued campaign of expansion and investment at 1st Touch, developers of the acclaimed 1st Touch mobile workforce software range which is used widely in the local authority and social housing sectors.

Before joining 1st Touch, Maclean spent 2 years with EDRM (Electronic Documents and Records Management) supplier Documotive. Here he played a major role in the company’s entry into the social housing market and contributed significantly to its growth in this sector. For 12 years prior to that, he managed the social housing system sales in the North for IBS.
In his new role, Maclean will be introducing the benefits of 1st Touch’s acclaimed enterprise-wide solutions to housing organisations across the UK.

Commenting on his appointment Maclean noted, “To date as an observer I have seen the rapid adoption of 1st Touch applications by social housing organisations throughout the UK. I have also been aware of the very positive feedback they receive from their customers. This is no doubt a reflection of the significant investment 1st Touch makes in quality and service levels. These are values I greatly respect and so I am delighted to have joined the 1st Touch team.”

Robert Dent CEO of 1st Touch welcomed Maclean’s appointment adding; “Ronnie brings with him over 15 years experience of IT in the social housing arena. He is extremely well known and has gained a well deserved reputation for getting things done and ensuring a high level of customer satisfaction. I welcome him to the team and look forward to working closely with him.”


About 1st Touch (

1st Touch, based in Southampton UK, develops a widely acclaimed range of software systems that have enabled numerous field workforce-based organisations to fully embrace mobile technology and so achieve significant savings, greater productivity and more cost-effective use of resources.

1st Touch Mobile delivers clear and unique benefits that make a real and positive impact. These include:

-Enhanced operative route planning and service delivery– better time usage and reduced fuel costs.
- Significant cost reductions for organisations because airtime is minimised and the system is always available – with or without airtime.
-Lone worker safety.
- Flexibility through simple customer control over forms creation and amendment.
- Smooth integration with multiple leading back office and other enterprise software applications, so that data is entered only once.

1st Touch has a clear focus on the public sector and in particular Local Government; where the software has already been adopted for a wide range of mobile workforce uses.
Ready to use applications for local authority organisations include: Public Buildings, Highways/Street Services, Environmental/Waste Management and Revenues and Benefits, along with Surveying , Planning Control, and Trading Standards. Together with key sectors such social housing, and care delivery, many organisations now benefit from the fast and tangible, best of breed benefits that 1st Touch mobile technology delivers across the enterprise. Users include: Powys County Council, 2010 Rotherham, Wakefield & District Housing, Homeserve, North Ayrshire Council, Philips Collection Services, Amicus Horizon, Peabody and Manchester Northwards
1st Touch is a PartnerSelect Authorised ISV for Motorola and an Embedded Technology Partner with Microsoft.

For further information, please contact:

Cherry Rance
1st Touch
07850 313600
0871 716 3060


Leigh Richards
The RIGHT Image PR & Marketing Group
07758 372527
0844 561 7586

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