Ciphr, the UK’s leading SaaS HR software provider, has appointed Sion Lewis as its new CEO. He joins the group with immediate effect, bringing with him considerable leadership and management experience in growing successful SaaS businesses. Lewis succeeds Chris Berry, Ciphr’s founder, who has moved into a non-executive role on the board, after over 30 years as CEO.
Lewis most recently served as general manager of EMEA at GoTo, the all-in-one business communications and IT support specialists, where he helped inform international strategy and build and expand on the brand’s European presence. Prior to that, he was CEO of IRIS Software’s accountancy and education divisions, growing revenue by over 150%. He has also held senior roles with BMC and Salesforce.com.