Xeinadin Group (‘Xeinadin’), the Ireland and UK-based business advisory and accountancy group, has strengthened its leadership team with the appointment of Joanne Delderfield as Chief Information Officer.

Joanne has over 15 years of experience in leveraging technology to drive business value, gained from working across multiple sectors within FTSE100 and high growth companies such as Abcam, Three, Whitbread, TUI and Amey.

Joanne joins us from Marshall Motor Group where she served as Interim IT Director and was responsible for the firm’s adoption of cloud-based technology and collaboration tools, which were instrumental in keeping Marshall connected and operational throughout lockdown. These and other business-focused initiatives also enabled significant cost reduction and improvements in customer and colleague experience.

Xeinadin, which was formed in 2019 through the merger of over 100 small and medium-sized accountancy firms, has annual revenues of over £100 million and over 1,500 team members.

Joanne will be responsible for continuing Xeinadin’s digital transformation and group integration program to secure innovative data-driven technology and centralised back-office support and resources across its offices.

Joanne joins as Xeinadin has bolstered its board with heavyweight hires; Simon Nice as Chief Financial Officer, Alastair Marsh as Independent Non-Executive Chairman and Robin Williams and Martin Burgess as Non-Executive Directors.

Derry Crowley, CEO of Xeinadin, commented: “We are pleased to welcome Joanne to the Group. She joins at an exciting time and with an important role. Technology is one of our key pillars and fundamental to our future strategy and Joanne has the right experience to support us in this mission.”

Joanne Delderfield, Chief Information Officer of Xeinadin, commented: “I am passionate about the value that technology can bring to Xeinadin that will help us grow and create deeper connections between clients and team members. The Group has exciting plans and a strong team, which will be great to be part of as we move to the next stage of growth.”

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