Mark Gibson takes over from Murray Ferguson as managing director of Pro-Sapien, leading the company’s provision of EHS software based on the Microsoft 365 platform.
July 13, 2023 • Glasgow, UK
Pro-Sapien, Glasgow-based provider of EHS software on Microsoft 365, has announced the appointed Mark Gibson as Managing Director.
Taking over from Murray Ferguson, who stays on as executive chairman, Mark will play a key role further developing the company’s business strategy, particularly in operations and sales channel expansion.
Mark brings more than 30 years of global senior management experience and has built a reputation for being an innovative and entrepreneurial leader. In 2022, Mark led the sale of Livingstone-based Capito to XMA, one of the UK’s leading technology resellers. Prior to this, Mark has held senior roles in several IT companies, including SAS/Memex where he played a pivotal role in the sale and subsequent integration of Memex, and creation of the SAS Global Public Security Unit.
In recent years, Pro-Sapien has expanded its portfolio of major clients, which includes aerospace giant BAE Systems and global energy logistics firm Peterson Control Union, alongside US-based corporations such as environmental services firm Woodard & Curran and multiple international manufacturing brands.
This global growth has Pro-Sapien poised for further expansion into new markets, which Mark is in a strong position to lead having worked extensively in North America, the Middle East, Africa, and Europe.
Murray Ferguson, Pro-Sapien founder, commented:
“I am delighted that a proven leader of Mark’s calibre will be joining our team as managing director. This is an exciting stage in our 10-year development with last year being our most successful year. Mark comes to us with a wealth of experience in the technology industry and is strong cultural fit. I am confident that his leadership will usher in a new era of strategic growth at Pro-Sapien.”
Mark Gibson added:
“This is an exciting time to join Pro-Sapien. Our unique approach of being 100% aligned to the Microsoft platform for deployment, together with our EHS domain knowledge and configurable modular technology puts us in a brilliant position. I see a tremendous opportunity in the EHS sector as the dividing line with ESG becomes more blurred and I look forward to the challenge of helping Pro-Sapien realise its ambitions. We make a real and lasting difference by deploying our solutions using Microsoft 365 and are well placed to help EHS teams maximise that investment with a modern, built-for-purpose, widely-accessible solution.”
Leading industry analyst Verdantix predicts significant growth opportunities for EHS technology in 2023. Organisations are looking to empower their EHS functions, consolidate legacy systems, and track targets to meet stricter product and environmental compliance regulations with increasing reliance on EHS software providers to facilitate and streamline their workflows. Verdantix estimates the EHS software sector is estimated to grow at a CAGR of 11.9%, reaching a value of $2.7 billion by 2027.
Offering unmatched Microsoft 365 integration is Pro-Sapien’s unique position within this marketplace. The Pro-Sapien platform includes a range of modules from Incident Management through to Environmental Reporting and Quality Nonconformances, with the ability to be deployed in multiple languages, making it the ideal solution for Microsoft 365 enterprises.
Pro-Sapien is the go-to provider of enterprise Environmental, Health & Safety software on Microsoft 365, helping organizations boost EHS engagement. Developed with high risk and heavily regulated sectors in mind, our award-winning software harnesses the Microsoft 365 platform to support a range of EHS and Quality functions.
For additional information about Pro-Sapien, please visit www.pro-sapien.com