brightsolid has announced the appointment of new CEO Elaine Van Der Berg who will be joining the business in January 2018.

Elaine has a wealth of experience in senior leadership positions spanning Europe, Asia Pacific and Australia and over 20 years of experience in the IT sector.

Prior to being appointed as the new CEO of brightsolid, Elaine was a Managing Director for Capita looking after their business simulation and transformation group, G2G3.  Elaine was previously Director of Business Operations for Optus, a large Telco in Australia, and also held a number of senior positions within DELL across its UK and Asia Pacific and Japan functions.

Elaine takes the helm at brightsolid at an exciting time for the business and the team are looking forward to welcoming her.

Ellis Watson, Chairman of brightsolid said, “Elaine will help us to build on the productivity, efficiency and dynamism of brightsolid. Our bright and solid team is on a mission to surpass expectations and it’s a genuine pleasure to have strengthened the team for the next exciting phase with the appointment of such an experienced leader.”

After 25 years working in London, Singapore and Sydney, Elaine is thoroughly enjoying being based back in Scotland and settling her family in their new home in Fife.

Find out more about the rest of the brightsolid team here.