True bolsters team with senior hires to support 2018 plans.

True has recruited three new senior members to strengthen its team and support its investment operations for 2018.

Will Pearson, has taken up the roles of CFO and COO to lead the True team but also provide support in finance and operations for our portfolio companies. Will has joined True after twelve years at GE Energy Financial Services.

Matt Norrington, Director, has joined True from Phoenix Equity Partners where he was Investment Director, with previous roles held at Lyceum Capital and Lloyds Development Capital. Before this, he was a strategist for Control Risks, Burlington Strategy Advisors and Deloitte.

Ben Kirby, also joins True as a Director. Prior to True, Ben was an investor in the London team at BGF, leading investments into both private and listed businesses. He has also worked within the private equity teams at Greenhill, Goldman Sachs and Octopus Ventures.

True’s CEO, Matt Truman, comments: “At True we have taken considered steps to ensure sustainable growth in our business since its inception in 2013. Having the right team and network is integral to driving our ambitious growth plans. The appointments of Will, Matt and Ben in particular, leave us well positioned to deliver on our goals and objectives for the year ahead.”

During the past 12 months True has undergone rapid expansion, doubling the size of its private equity team, while also adding new roles into the commercial and operations functions.

With additional positions continuing to open regularly as we continue to scale, take a look at the True Talent page for further information.

01 February 2018