Big picture - Why invest in Dotdigital Group plc
Dotdigital Group plc Snapshot
Founded in 1999, dotdigital Group plc has grown to become a leader in the provision of intuitive Software as a Service (SaaS) technology and tools for digital marketing professionals.
Dedicated to helping clients grow their businesses online, we have a spirit for innovation and continually develop, innovate and expand our core product suite to add more value for marketers.
Our core product suite includes:
dotMailer; a powerful email marketing automation platform
Alongside our SaaS technology, dotDigital provides expert email marketing consultancy and managed services for businesses seeking dramatic growth through integrated, multi-channel engagement, conversion, acquisition and retention.
dotDigitalGroup is a marketing software as a service technology company dedicated to creating powerful and easy to use digital marketing tools and associated services.
We’re all about empowering and enabling marketers to harness multi-channel online marketing initiatives to improve and maximize their sales and lead generation, conversion and retention.
Platform and tools
dotMailer provides email and cross-channel marketing automation solutions.
The powerful automation technology and easy-to-use interface delivers marketers a single solution to engage customers via email, mobile, social media and landing pages to improve customer lead generation, conversion and retention.
Pre-built and custom-built integrations allow the dotMailer platform and tools to share data seamlessly with clients' CRM, eCommerce and third party applications - improving the understanding of their customers' behaviour to develop even more relevant and rich relationships.
For clients that don't have the time to do every aspect of their email and cross-channel marketing, dotMailer provides a comprehensive range of expert, strategic, design and campaign management services.
dotMailer provides recurring revenues from:
- Online Credit Card Sales (Self service)
- SME Sales (Group account management)
- Corporate Sales (Dedicated account management)
- Partner Sales (Dedicated business consultant)
Our Executive Directors
Milan Patel ACCA ACSI, Chief Executive Officer, CFO & Company Secretary
Milan Patel was announced as permanent CEO on 20 July 2016 following six months as interim CEO due to Simone Barratt stepping down from this position due to a period of illness.
Milan joined dotMailer in 2007 and was appointed Group Company Secretary in 2009. Milan is a member of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants, an associate member of the Chartered Institute of Securities and Investments and holds a B.A (Hons) degree in Accounting and Finance. Milan has over 8 years’ experience in Accounting and Finance within the Media and Logistics industry. He has been responsible for the financial and legal aspects of the reverse acquisition of West End Ventures PLC, acquisition of Netcallidus, admission to Plus and the recent introduction to AIM. He is also responsible for the Group’s functions in financial management & reporting, regulatory compliance and corporate governance.
Our Non Executive Directors
Frank Beechinor, Non Executive Chairman
Frank Beechinor, was for 11 years, CEO of One Click HR, an AIM quoted IT/Human Resources business of which he was a Co-founder. The Company operated in the UK and North America and had around 200 employees. Frank oversaw the successful sale of the business to ADP, a $4bn NYSE listed company, for US $25m. In notable addition, Frank was for 5 years, Operations Director of GMCS, part of Grand Metropolitan, a UK based training services provider, with several thousand employees. Frank brings a great deal of corporate experience to the Board, gained over 25 years of working for and running public and private companies. Frank has a strong track record in M&A and brings with him a quality network of contacts in the fields of managed services and Software as a service.
Peter Simmonds FCCA, Non Executive Director
Peter Simmonds formerly Chief Executive Officer at dotditial for the past eight years and a major contributor to dotdigital’s success, continuing as Deputy Chief Executive following Simone Barratt’s appointment to Chief Executive Officer has now, from 1 July 2015, moved to a Non Executive Director position. Peter Simmonds commenced his career in 1976 as a trainee accountant with Unilever Plc and has over 20 years of experience at senior management and board level, principally in the areas of banking, insurance, finance, I.T. and outsourcing. He has considerable business entrepreneurial experience having been involved at start up or early stage of a number of companies in various industry sectors including consultancy services, vehicle leasing, computer software and internet solutions sectors. Peter also has experience of business acquisition and post acquisition integration and management of businesses.
Simon Bird, Co-Founder & President
Simon Bird has developed an in depth technical knowledge of the internet and its applications. Prior to co-founding dotDigital Group he assisted in the development of a major internet access provider. He has provided services to a number of well known companies and organisations in helping create websites, intranets, extranets, content management systems and other online solutions.
Tink Taylor, Co-Founder & President
Tink Taylor is founder and COO of dotMailer and dotDigital Group and has been pivotal in the development of digital marketing since its outset in both the UK and now the US. Serving as a key and influential member of the UK DMA’s Email Council and also the IAB since 2006, Tink’s been judging the Email, Mobile and Agency categories at the UK DMA’s awards for over half a decade. Now chair of the email marketing category, he is constantly striving to help individual organizations, and the industry as a whole to develop and progress.
Richard Kellett-Clarke, Senior Independent Non Executive Director
Mr Richard Kellett-Clarke brings to the board over 25 years of management experience in the turn round and strategic repositioning and recovery of creative businesses in CMCG, media, electronics and software industries. He was a founder of AFX NEWS ltd, now part of Thomson Reuters, and Sealed Media, now owned by Oracle. He has held numerous CFO roles in subsidiaries of large PLC’s as well as the role of IT Director at Financial Times Information. He was part of the team as CFO which brought Picwick Group PLC to the main market and Brady Plc to AIM. He is currently the CEO of Idox Plc an AIM listed specialist software, solutions and KM consultancy business.
dotdigital Group PLC
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