Flooid names Didier Bench as new Chairman

Flooid Blog
7 January 2020

Didier Bench joins Flooid

Flooid, a highly specialized platform that delivers deep and resilient basket functionality across any sales channel and retail format, today announced the appointment of Didier Bench as its new chairman. Bench will succeed Tom Burnet, who had been chairman since 2017.

Didier has over 30 years of leadership experience, within the international software and technology industry, and has helped many companies scale and achieve profitable growth. His proven operational aptitude and his hands-on style are a great fit for Flooid’s continued evolution,” said Flooid Global CEO, Tony Houldsworth.

Bench has held senior management positions with a series of software companies and has successfully turned them into profitable and major players in their global markets. His key responsibilities have included Chairman of Lumesse, Chairman of Acision, Chairman of Deezer, Chairman & CEO of Cartesis and iMediation, Vice President and General Manager of Netscape EMEA and senior roles at the Paul Allen Group and MIPS Computer Systems. Bench has also lent his investment experience and vision to a number of major private equity and investment funds. In addition to Flooid, he is currently Chairman of the ATCORE Group and member of the Board of NoteMachine.

Bench commented: “I am excited about the opportunity to work with Flooid. This company has tremendous momentum and potential. We will be focused on continuing to grow and scale the company appropriately, improving operational efficiency and meeting commitments to Flooid’s customer base. With the combination of a strong platform of innovative commerce products and services, skilled personnel and a focus on our clients, there will be increased value for our shareholders, more new opportunities for Flooid and new opportunities for our workforce.

About Flooid
The Flooid platform delivers deep and resilient basket functionality across store and online sales channels. With high levels of multi-vertical capability, Flooid handles the sales operations for some of the world’s most complex grocery, specialty, fashion and food and beverage retailers in their POS, self-checkout, mobile, eCommerce and social environments. Flooid is designed to handle both the high levels of throughput and resilience that a store demands, and the hyper-scalability required for mobile and online sales. With its powerful API set, developer toolkit and the growing community of partners, Flooid enables retailers to tap into the massive ecosystem of start-ups, innovators and IOT technologies to remove the limits of their innovations.

For more information about Flooid please visit flooid.com.

Media Contact
Flannery Higgins, flannery.higgins@flooid.com
Dan Dyer, 513-478-7818

Flooid works with some of the world’s leading retailers. If you would like to learn more about Flooid’s capabilities, please contact us.

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