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Sir Colin Terry becomes BOXARR Chairman

Posted 10 February 2017 · Add Comment

BOXARR has announced the appointment of Sir Colin Terry KBE CB DL FREng as Chairman of the Board of Directors.

Sir Colin (right) has a highly distinguished career, having served as Chairman of the Military Safety Advisory Committee MoD Whitehall; Chairman of Meggitt PLC as a FTSE100 international aerospace enterprise; President of the Royal Aeronautical Society; and Chairman of the Engineering Council UK.

Educated at Imperial College London, Sir Colin joined the Royal Air Force in 1961 and served to retirement in 1999. During his service, Sir Colin rose to the rank of Air Marshal (3 Star), and served as Chief Engineer RAF; Director-General of Support Management; Chief of Staff and then Air Officer Commander in Chief at RAF Logistics Command, and on the RAF Board as the Air Member for Logistics. Sir Colin is a Knight Commander of the Order of the British Empire, Companion of the Order of the Bath, and Fellow of the Royal Academy of Engineering.

Sir Colin said: “Throughout my career I’ve witnessed the impacts that increasing inter-dependency has on people’s ability to manage operations, deliver projects, mitigate risks and control costs and I would certainly have welcomed having the capabilities BOXARR brings to make effective decisions. I’m excited to be joining BOXARR and helping customers across all sectors effectively manage this significant and growing challenge.”

“We are honoured that Sir Colin shares our vision for the future, and welcome him to our team.” said BOXARR’s CEO, Alasdair Pettigrew, “During his extensive career in the RAF and as a leader of industry, he’s had personal experience of the increasing challenges organisations face in effectively combatting inter-dependency and its associated risks. So it is significant that a person of his formidable experience has not only validated BOXARR being of unique capability and value, but also agreed to join our mission to empower organisations to manage their burgeoning complexity.”

BOXARR provides an ‘Inter-dependent Systems Management’ solution – supporting some of the world’s largest organisations. BOXARR delivers scalable applications to solve challenges of complexity in data and intelligence aggregation, systems design & engineering, supply-chain, process management, mission/program planning & execution and joint operations methodology.


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