IRIS appoints Elona Mortimer-Zhika as CFO

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Posted: 24th November 2016

IRIS Software Group is today announcing the appointment of Elona Mortimer-Zhika as its new Chief Finance Officer.

Elona joins as a member of both the executive committee and board of directors at IRIS. She brings with her 15 years’ of business leadership, operational change and profit growth experience, having joined from Xura, a leading next generation digital communications services provider.

As CFO heading up the IRIS finance and legal teams, Elona will be working closely with the leadership team to help drive the company’s strong organic revenue and profit growth, as well as the strategic longer term direction of IRIS. This includes the continued drive to support the UK’s accountants and SMEs as they move to align with HMRC’s digital first strategy.

Kevin Dady, CEO of IRIS Software Group, says,

“We’re delighted to announce the appointment of Elona as IRIS’ new CFO. Her experience at the likes of Xura, Deloitte and Arthur Andersen means she is perfectly positioned to help lead IRIS and its customers into HMRC’s digital first strategy.

“At a time of such transformation within the industry, Elona’s leadership will be central to ensuring IRIS continues providing accountants and their clients with industry-leading software and delivering first class customer service at all levels.”

Elona Mortimer-Zhika, CFO at IRIS Software Group, says,

“I’m very excited to continue my career with IRIS. It’s vital accountants and SMEs throughout the UK are taking advantage of the technology and tools available to them to simplify the journey towards Making Tax Digital, and I look forward to helping support our customers every step of the way.”

About IRIS Software Group

With 37 years’ experience, IRIS is the UK’s market-leading provider of business-critical software and services to the accountancy and payroll sectors, with over 17,000 accountancy practices relying on IRIS every day to run their businesses.

IRIS also meets the needs of over 80,000 SMEs through its leading bookkeeping, payroll and HR software solutions.

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