Former Emap and Informa CEO David Gilbertson Joins Old St Labs as Non Executive Chairman
March 12, 2014
Alex Short
1 minute

As a former CEO of Informa plc and Emap Limited David Gilbertson has extensive experience of company governance at board level in both the public and private domains and of managing shareholder relations and communication.

While CEO of Emap David took charge of driving paid for digital content across all their information services and websites. He was also the founding CEO of Informa leading it to become one of the biggest media groups in the world.

David’s career includes significant corporate activity beginning with the completion of a private equity-backed MBO and including the leading of a full London Market IPO; two full on-market mergers, successful major public company bids and related fund raisings, large scale private transactions and a great number of smaller acquisitions and integrations of privately owned businesses.

He has been responsible for companies based in the UK, US, 16 countries across Europe, Brazil, Hong Kong, India, Singapore, China and Australia.

Old St Labs Founder and CEO Mark Perera said, “We are delighted to have David joining our board as Chairman. He brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to the team. We look forward to working with him on the best approach to scaling the business and making Vizibl the leading platform for managing commercial relationships.”

David had the following to say about his appointment “I am delighted to join Old St Labs, it is a very exciting time for all concerned. I am looking forward to working with the team to make Old St Labs and their platform Vizibl, a leader in the technology industry”.

It’s yet another example of why Old St Labs and their platform Vizibl is so highly regarded in the procurement space. Vizibl is a cloud based platform that enables individuals and teams to deliver real returns from their buyer and supplier relationships. Vizibl provides enterprises with intelligent and integrated relationship management at the click of a button.

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Alex Short is Founder of Old St Labs he is passionate about building the next generation of business software. He is recognised as one of procurements thought leaders.
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