Adarma Expands Leadership Team Amid Rapid Growth

Adarma today announced the expansion of its management team to support the business at a time of rapid growth. Additions to the company include Niall O’Sullivan, Director of Finance and Operations; Sarah Coleman, Director of Human Resources; and Dan Baker, Chief Delivery Officer, all of whom bring valuable experience in driving business transformation.

The appointment of these three critical roles is indicative of the growth journey that Adarma has undertaken to transform the shape of its business. While continuing to drive an aggressive innovation agenda to stay at the forefront of the UK cybersecurity market, it also aims to ensure a sustainable and profitable growth trajectory, accelerated transformation of its people strategy and seamless delivery of its services to ensure maximum value for its customers.

In fact, this week Adarma revealed that it had received a £2million grant from Scotland’s national economic development agency, Scottish Enterprise. The Scottish Enterprise funding, which is part of a larger R&D investment program from Adarma, will be used to further invest in people, creating more than 50 cybersecurity roles and supporting the the company’s innovation road that is expected to expand its suite of cybersecurity and intellectual property services. (PI). In particular, the investment will accelerate the development of Adarma’s security operations and threat management platform. Through technology integrations and advanced automation and orchestration, Adarma’s platform aims to enable security teams to increase the speed and accuracy of their detection and response to advanced threats, at scale. .

At this news, Ivan McKee, Scottish Government Affairs Minister commented: “I congratulate Adarma on winning substantial funding for Scottish Enterprise, funding that will help create over 50 highly skilled jobs and could make us all safer from cyber threats. The Scottish Government is supporting these plans to increase diversity by recruiting entry-level staff from a wider pool of talent, which will help support our aims to transform the economy. Adarma is an Edinburgh based company helping to provide solutions to one of the biggest challenges facing business today and I commend them for driving innovation in Scotland and beyond.

See below for more information on the newly appointed leaders:

Niall O’Sullivan, Director of Finance and Operations

O’Sullivan is a transformation leader experienced in executing large-scale digital transformation programs and cost optimization strategies that deliver measurable, effective and sustainable long-term benefits for all stakeholders.

Prior to joining Adarma, O’Sullivan was the Chief Financial Officer of Datalex plc and held senior finance roles for major global organizations including Google, Vodafone, Pearson Oracle and Dell. At Vodafone, he led a team of over 2,500 people in 20 countries, establishing Vodafone’s first three financial shared service centers and implementing a company-wide ERP system.

Sarah Coleman, Director of Human Resources

With more than two decades of experience as a global human resources leader and organizational change expert, Coleman specializes in helping organizations implement innovative new ways of working that support long-term culture change. , improve employee satisfaction, facilitate change management and drive strategic growth.

Prior to joining Adarma, Coleman was Global Director of Human Resources and Communications at WPP, where she was responsible for transforming the organization’s IT resources strategy and delivery model, which grew the number of employees from 200 to 2,500. This included transitioning IT staff from WPP’s more than 1,500 branches to a centralized operating model.

Prior to her role at WPP, Coleman was Vice President of Human Resources at ICF International, where she led all aspects of people strategy and change for the European and Asian markets during a period of earned and organic growth. important.

Dan Baker, Delivery Manager

Baker has a diverse background as an executive information security professional, experienced in defining and implementing large-scale security and digital transformation programs. He brings a proven track record in building and managing high performing teams to deliver major organizational and security changes within budget, on agreed timelines and, most importantly, in line with business objectives.

Prior to joining Adarma, he held several senior security positions at DXC Technology, Ladbrokes Coral Group and most recently as Director of Cybersecurity at Deloitte.

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