Leading Australian social impact tech company, WithYouWithMe (WYWM), has announced significant changes to its board as it continues its global expansion. The appointment of a new chair and two non-executive directors aims to assist the company in its ambitious growth plans.
Last year, WYWM's global growth included a launch into the UK and substantial expansion in other markets through numerous commercial contracts. One such collaboration was a partnership with GED Testing Service in America, which will provide over 700,000 students who take the test each year with access to WYWM's insights.
Tom Larter, CEO of WithYouWithMe, commented on the appointments, stating, “We have appointed a new board that has the expertise and ability to improve our corporate governance and implement even greater rigour around operations as we continue to expand globally. We are committed to growing our presence and profitability in the markets we already operate in and will be even better positioned to enter into new markets with the backing and expertise of our new chair and board members.”
He further adds, “Our successful launch into the UK last year has put us on-track to achieve profitability in this market within our first 24 months of operation which serves as testament to our commitment to growth.”
The new Chair of the Board is Drew Kelton, a global business leader with 40 years' experience, known for his work in the ICT and telecommunications fields. Non-Executive Directors David Gray and Kemp Battle are joining him, both offering extensive experiences in investment banking and strategic advisory respectively.
The new appointments reflect a strategic move by the company to consolidate its global presence and continue its successful expansion. In concluding the announcement, Larter expressed his confidence in the new board members, stating, “We are delighted to welcome Drew, David, and Kemp to the board. With their commercial sensibility and deep knowledge of global business operations, we have every confidence that we're strongly positioned to maintain long-term growth.”