Aquarium Software Limited today announces the appointment of Roger Hemming as Chairman and interim Chief Executive Officer. This follows a 12-month period as a board advisor to the company.
Hemmingβs career spans more than 30 years working in the financial services sector in the City of London, principally as a director at N M Rothschild & Sons Limited, one of the worldβs largest independent advisory groups.
Hemming is a qualified Chartered Accountant and has assisted and advised businesses at board level on strategy, corporate finance and operational matters. He has an extensive track record of driving company performance and shareholder value. In his role at Rothschild, Roger helped publicly and privately-owned companies formulate and achieve strategic goals.
He was a Director of Pipers Crisps Limited from 2016-19 and is currently a Non-Executive Director of Chess Limited, a unified communications and solutions provider of voice, connect, cloud, digital and cyber products and services to UK businesses.
Commenting on the appointment, Roger Hemming says: βThe insurance tech sector is extremely buoyant, and Aquarium Software has the platform to deliver scalable, profitable growth for companies and brands that wish to exploit markets such as travel, pet, healthcare and gadget insurance. I am looking forward to help grow Aquarium Softwareβs business and shareholder value, by building upon its already established position as a leader in specialist fintech markets.β
Ed Shropshire, Managing Director of Aquarium Software comments: βRoger brings the experience and contacts we need to further scale the business. I look forward to working with him to ensure Aquarium Softwareβs sustained growth in a dynamic market.β
Roger, 56, is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England & Wales. He graduated with an MA in Engineering Science from St Catherineβs College, Oxford University. He lives in Cheshire with his wife and three children.
About Aquarium Software
Aquarium Software deploys digital platforms for insurance companies. The companyβs end-to-end platform has become the de facto industry standard to enable insurance companies to quickly and effectively take advantage of digital solutions in the pet and travel insurance markets, driving more efficient and profitable business. Founded in 2006 and based outside Manchester, UK, Aquarium Software helps major insurance companies and marquee brands - including well known banks and retailers - acquire customers, manage claims, reduce risk and improve profitability.
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