SAN DIEGO, Dec. 27, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Ziyen Inc. is pleased to announce the appointment of Ron Caithness as the new General Manager for Ziyen U.K. in Aberdeen, Scotland.
Ron will be largely responsible for strategy, budgets, financial outcomes and will be in charge of all revenue and cost elements of the company. Ron will work with Head of Business Development, Greg Simpson and Business Development Manager, Cameron Murray who were also recently appointed to their roles at Ziyen U.K. after holding previous roles in a leading procurement company.
With over 35 years of corporate banking experience and most recently as head of U.K. Branch Network for the Bank of Scotland, Ron will lead the effort to increase revenue as well as establish effective business strategies and targets.
Greg Simpson, Head of Business Development at Ziyen UK, said,
“We are very pleased have such an experienced executive lead our Ziyen Inc. U.K. team. Ron will help build upon our existing strengths and ensure the company experiences sustained growth. Ron’s professional experience in banking and customer service will further augment our team’s capabilities and will ultimately help us provide better service to our valued customers.”
Ron was awarded a Fellowship from the Institute for Services to Banking (FCIBS) and following his banking career set up a consultancy business which supported small businesses and the agricultural industry, specializing in financial planning and loan negotiation.
Alastair Caithness, CEO at Ziyen Inc., said,
“Opening the UK Division of the company was one of the significant milestones met by the company in 2017, and I believe that the Software Division run out of Scotland is key for the growth of the company in 2018. Bringing in my Dad as General Manager, not only brings in a wealth of experience into the company but will allow Greg Simpson and Cameron Murray to focus on sales, product development and customer retention.”
About Ziyen Inc.
Founded in 2016, Ziyen Inc. is a Scottish-American company developing cutting edge procurement software to provide clients with industry specific government and private contracts via procurement portals. In 2017, Ziyen diversified, instating the Ziyen Energy Division, with intent to produce oil in the U.S. with advanced extraction methods and technology implemented and guided by career experts in the oil and gas industry. In June 2017, Ziyen acquired the mineral rights to its first oil field in Indiana, and now has two assets. The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) recently qualified Ziyen Inc. in November 2017 for our second round of funding, with a pre-IPO share price of $1.50. More information may be found in its Offering Circular filed with the SEC, or on their website www.ziyen.com
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