NBS, the leading technology platform for the construction industry has announced the appointment of Chris Slinn as its new Chief Revenue Officer.
Chris joins as the fourth executive director at NBS and will support the existing board.
In the newly created role of Chief Revenue Officer at NBS, Chris will lead on NBS’s ambitious sales growth, in the UK and globally. Chris has extensive experience of global sales and marketing strategy achievement within the construction sector, experience that has spanned a number of transformational years for the industry, including the move to cloud based offerings. Pair this knowledge and experience with NBS’s leading platform with its unrivalled reputation for supporting customers around the world, NBS is well positioned to achieve its growth.
The appointment is a further extension of the continued investment in NBS, following the £31.8m investment in the business by LDC in 2018, the private equity arm of Lloyds Banking Group.
I am delighted to be able to welcome Chris to the team and look forward to working with him to drive our business forward. Chris brings a wealth of experience with him which will be invaluable in supporting continued growth in our core UK markets, as well as building our businesses in Canada, Australia and the Asia Pacific region.
On starting his new role, Chris said: When I was approached to join NBS, I could immediately see the opportunity for growth both in the UK and Internationally. Our market leading software for specification and collaboration in the construction process, combined with the unparalleled exposure we can provide building product manufacturers – means we are uniquely placed to enable support efficient digital construction. I am genuinely looking forward to working with the NBS team and LDC as we look to take this business to the next level.
Formerly in the role of Sales Director for EMEA at Trimble, Chris was accountable for direct sales in Switzerland, Germany, Netherlands, Belgium, Austria, Romania, France, UK and the Middle East.
In 2017 NBS acquired Canada based Digicon a well-established specification content business in this territory, and at the same time set-up a team in Australia. Since then, NBS has collaborated with specifiers, manufacturers and the wider construction sector, to develop the Canadian and Australian content sets. The result being a platform what the industry wants and needs, NBS Chorus, a cloud -based specification platform supporting global design and construction. The use of cloud technology, ensures that those using the new platform have the latest software and global content at all times, improving collaboration and efficiencies across whole teams. Minimising risk and maximising efficiency with access on all devices, any time anywhere.
To find out more about NBS Chorus, please visit www.theNBS.com