Clinton Groome announced as new Chief Operations Officer for Mode Solutions


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Mode Solutions, a leading IT Managed Services provider to UK SMEs has announced the appointment of Clinton Groome as their new Chief Operations Officer.

Clinton has over two decades of expertise in outsourcing and in–house service delivery sector, with a proven track record of managing operations, leading and developing teams and leading strategy development across multiple areas. Groome arrives from Conne3t, where he spent five years as VP of Operations.

Alex Tupman commented “I am delighted that Clinton has joined Mode at this exciting time in our growth phase. Clinton’s understanding of business process and systems as well as running large teams of technical and support personnel will be highly valuable to our M&A strategy, as well as integrating multiple acquisitions. He is a highly motivated, results-orientated leader who is focused on the strategic and commercial objectives that produce tangible results. We very much welcome him to the board of Mode.”

Richard Cottrell, Mode’s Chairman commented: “I am delighted with the arrival of Clinton to the Senior team at Mode. With Alex as CEO and now with the appointment of Clinton as COO, both of whom have a well-established working relationship, we have a formidable senior team focused on delivering our business growth strategy.”

Groome concluded “I am thrilled that I have joined the Mode Solutions Board as COO. I’m excited for this new chapter and look forward to supporting the business in achieving our goals.”

About Mode Solutions

Connection Capital backed Mode Solutions is an IT Managed Services Provider focused on delivering exceptionally high levels of service across a range of digital transformation services to the UK SME market.

With over 25 years history, Mode began as a leading provider of Managed Print Services, which is the provision of hardware, software and remote and onsite support for all printing and document management needs, to SMEs across the UK.

Mode transformed its approach to market when in 2018, Connection Capital completed an MBO alongside management. In December 2019, Mode acquired Nix Communications, a Southampton-based Communications provider to expand its services with the strategy to offer a trifecta of services: Managed IT, Communications and Managed Print Services to SME’s across the UK. In April 2021, Mode announced the arrival of Alex Tupman, a highly experienced CEO with a strong track record in M&A in the technology sector, to propel its ongoing growth strategy.

About Connection Capital

Connection Capital LLP is a Financial Conduct Authority authorised and regulated, specialist syndicator of investment funds from private professional investors into direct private equity, private debt and commercial property deals, as well as alternative asset funds. It currently has some £320 million of funds under management across a diverse portfolio.

Connection Capital provides a specialist managed service to help professional clients build up their own alternative asset portfolios. Private investors self-select which opportunities they want to take a stake in. Opportunities are identified and negotiated by Connection Capital, which also carries out all due diligence and manages the investment from completion through to exit, on its clients’ behalf.

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