Social Chain are a highly profitable, fast-paced and entrepreneurial global social media marketing agency based in Manchester.
After raising $2m of funding from the Germans “Dragons’ Den” (The Lions’ Cave), they needed to:
Rowan were retained by Social Chain Founder, Steve Bartlett and CFO, Christian Grobel, to appoint a new Head of Financial Reporting.
Rowan worked closely with the Social Chain founder, along with the Investors, to:
Rowan conducted a rigorous Search & Assessment process to identify a candidate who not only aligned with the company’s culture and could foster it but also possessed strong financial discipline. Additionally, Rowan evaluated candidates’ technical abilities to ensure they could implement improvements at a level satisfactory to both investors and the Social Chain Board.
Rowan appointed David Cawley – who had highly relevant experience as Head of UK Finance for a privately-owned, international tech business that went on to be AIM listed.
Rowan assessed beyond the CV & understood David’s personality was adaptable to suit both the merge the culture & expectations of both investor & founder.
After being appointed by Rowan, David Cawley successfully: