October 1, 2020
Rod joined the board of Directors in 2008 as the company’s Sales Director and in 2015 was appointed as the Chief Executive Officer.
Rod was recruited due to his highly successful and specialist corporate background helping to drive the aggressive growth of the business.
Prior to Annodata, Rod held the position of Sales Director for Siemens Financial Services which he joined in 2000. With a career-long emphasis on motivating and developing teams, he is also a highly regarded senior-executive coach and mentor.
During his time in the finance industry, Rod was also an Executive Director of the Finance and Leasing Association and Chairman of the Technology Group, being intimately involved in developing the compliance-based FLA Code of Practice. Prior to Siemens, Rod was a member of the main board of Schroder Leasing, a subsidiary of the global international merchant bank, which he joined in 1988 having first started his career in retail banking with Barclays Bank.
Rod holds qualifications in the Institute of Banking as well as Marketing (CIM).