Robert Newry has over 20 years’ experience of the industry and was co-founder of NewField IT, a UK-based provider of print consultancy and software solutions. The company became a leading supplier of software solutions to speed up the deployment of managed print services and enable organisations to optimise and manage device layouts and overall print-related costs. The company exported to over 15 countries and was acquired by Xerox in 2011. Robert Newry has an MBA from Imperial College, London and has also served as a Board Member of the Managed Print Services Association.
Prior to this, Robert Newry held a number of senior level positions with Ricoh where, as Director – Operations for Ricoh UK, he transformed their back-office functions. He was also Chief Operating Officer for Ricoh Hong Kong's US$70 million Direct Sales and Service business.
According to Mike Burke, Managing Director of Purpose Software: “We are delighted to welcome Robert Newry to the Board and his experience of working at the highest level with leading OEMs and resellers across the world will enable us to maintain our position at the forefront of the industry. He will also play a key role in helping the business to meet ongoing targets for expansion through organic growth, partnerships and acquisitions.”
About Purpose Software
Purpose Software is the UK’s leading supplier of service management software to document and print management solution providers. With over thirty years’ experience of the industry, our high quality software solutions have become the de facto standard, delivering real and sustainable business benefits for organisations of every size. Purpose Software has unrivalled technical expertise and works closely in partnership with customers to ensure that service management solutions increase productivity, drive efficiency gains and maximise profits. For further information please visit www.purposesoftware.co.uk