Non-executive Chairman and Chairman of the Remuneration and Nominations Committees and member of the Audit Committee
John Conoley, 56, joined the Board as Group non-executive Chairman on 27th April 2017, and is Chairman of both the Remuneration Committee and the Nominations Committee. John Conoley brings over 30 years IT industry knowledge and significant executive and non-executive Board level experience of AIM listed technology software and services businesses. John’s current roles include eServGlobal, the innovative mobile financial services plc, where he has served as both Non-Executive Director and is currently Executive Chairman. He previously served as CEO of London listed Psion PLC, and as a Non-executive Director of NetDimensions, the talent management technology platform.
Non-executive Director and Chairman of the Audit Committee and member of the Remuneration and Nomination Committees
David Firth, 56, was appointed to the Board as a non-executive Director on the 14 September 2016, and is Chairman of the Audit Committee. David was previously the Finance Director of Penna Consulting plc for over 16 years and has a wealth of experience in the people management and consultancy markets. Prior to that, David has held senior finance positions in public companies across a number of sectors including financial markets, recruitment, IT services, motor retailing and advertising. He was a member of the finance team at Parity for the period 1993 to 1999 and served as its Group Finance Director from 1995.
Chief Executive Officer
Alan Rommel is the Chief Executive Officer of Parity and was appointed to the Board on 12 August 2015. Alan joined Parity following completion of his degree in Economics and Business Studies from the University of Sheffield. He has over 20 years recruitment experience and a solid understanding of the industry, having spent 5 years as MD of Parity Resources before promotion in 2013 to CEO of Parity Professionals which was created by combining the recruitment and talent management services. In addition to holding a number of senior posts within the Parity Group, Alan was elected to the APSCo (The Association of Professional Staffing Companies) Executive Committee for 3 terms covering the period 2010 – 2014.
Group Finance Director
Roger Antony, Group Financial Director, was appointed to the board on 22 April 2016. Roger had been with Parity for over 18 years prior to his appointment, holding the position of Group Financial Controller since 2006, and prior to that the role of Financial Controller for the International Resources Division. Roger joined the Group after qualifying as an accountant in 1997, and previously held managerial roles within a variety of listed entity finance departments. He has a thorough understanding, and experience, of the IT Services sector.