Totally appoints George Rolls as non-executive director


Rolls appointed to drive continued growth of AIM-listed firm

Totally has announced the appointment of George Rolls to its board as a non-executive directors.

A business consultant and advisor to both AIM listed businesses and software technology companies, Rolls brings more than 25 years experience that will help formulate business strategy and drive the continued growth of Totally and its subsidiary companies, Totally Health and Totally Communications.

Rolls has been a director, manager and adviser to a number of private companies in a variety of sectors such as manufacturing, publishing and print media, technology and consumer products and he co-founded Beaufort Securities, of which he was a director between 1985 and 2006. Since selling his interest in Beaufort Securities in 2006, he has acted as a consultant for private high-net-worth individuals, assisted with the launch of a software technology fund, and sits on the board of AIM listed Hangar 8 as a non-executive director. He is also a trustee of the Geoffrey de Havilland Flying Foundation and the Honorary Secretary of The Air Squadron.

Commenting on his appointment, he said: “I am very pleased to have been invited to join the board of Totally and excited at the prospects of the organisation. Totally has developed an innovative set of technology solutions that help organisations in both the public and private sectors achieve efficiency, make better use of existing resource and deliver improved outcomes as evidenced by the significant financial savings achieved at Leicester City Clinical Commissioning Group recently in reduction of hospital bed admissions following the implementation of Totally Health's integrated health coaching service.

I am delighted to be joining such a highly-experienced team of professionals focused on delivering very real and quantifiable savings across the health service, while looking after shareholders’ interests and seeking to help grow share value.”

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Wendy Lawrence, chief executive of Totally, added: “We are proud to welcome George to the board. His expertise in growing and advising businesses will prove extremely valuable to us as we follow an ambitious growth strategy within our core target markets of healthcare, not-for-profit and the development of bespoke web, software and mobile technology solutions.”