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Newbook appoints new Chief Technology Officer following continued international growth

NewBook appoints new Chief Technology Officer following continued international growth.

Marc Thompson, has this month been appointed as the new Chief Technology Officer of global property management provider, NewBook.

Marc joins with over 20 years of executive leadership experience, having led global Engineering and Technology teams across a diverse portfolio of industries. His impressive resume includes GM of Product for media giant Fairfax, through to global tech Leadership roles at Fintech start-up Maxwell Forest and digital merchandising leader, Coates Group.

“I’m delighted to join NewBook and begin a new journey with such an innovative and rapidly growing business. It’s clear that the team have so much passion for what we do and it’s such an exciting prospect to be a part of the next stage of the NewBook story”stated Marc.

This strategic appointment reaffirms the company’s commitment to delivering high-quality products to the market and its ambitious international growth plans.

Marc succeeds one of NewBook’s longest-standing employees, Dean Kelly, who joined the company in 2005, and held the CTO role since 2020. There is no doubt that his efforts during this time have been significant to NewBook’s success. Dean remains with the company in the newly created role of Chief Information Officer, spearheading its strategic efforts in Information Security, Compliance and Infrastructure.

“The new role of CIO will allow me to focus on and fulfil my passion for facilitating and leading the management of world-class infrastructure, info security and compliance, which NewBook is heavily investing in. Marc is an extremely valuable addition to the team, and I look forward to working closely with him.” said Dean.

This hire follows several key appointments made by NewBook over the past year to drive its international growth and support its customers with market-leading products and tech.

NewBook CEO, Shaun Cornelius shared, “I am delighted to have Marc join the NewBook team as our CTO. Marc’s experience scaling development teams will be extremely helpful to support our continued accelerating growth. Dean has done a great job as CTO and his new role as CIO allows him to focus on the areas he is passionate about and supports an increasing investment by NewBook in information security and scalable infrastructure.”

About NewBook

NewBook is an award-winning property management and online booking system for accommodation providers. Founded in 2010, the company has scaled over the past 11 years into a global market leader with 3 international offices and over 50,000 users. NewBook’s mission is to build high-quality products delivered with passion, so customers can create memorable experiences.

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