Proteus, the change and transformation consultancy, today announces its latest strategic hire, Paul Stephens. Paul will join Proteus as Director of Sales and will be reporting to CEO, Jason Sahota.
Prior to joining Proteus, Paul had a distinguished career in the financial services sector, spending 16 years at HP, eight of which were spent in the EDS division. He has also worked at Teleperformance, Capgemini, and Emphasis (a Blackstone company).
Paul’s new role will initially focus on developing new business opportunities and bringing in new clients through his extensive network of industry contacts. His priority will be working across financial services, government, and the public services sector, targeting FTSE100 corporates, NGOs, and private equity firms as well as high growth scale up businesses.
Paul joins recent new additions to the director cohort, Richard Snow and Kate Spalding. Proteus has also just acquired the intelligent change delivery platform Sharktower, bringing the firm’s total headcount to 48.
Paul Stephens, Director of Sales said: “Proteus is a company with big ambitions, which is something that solidified my decision to come aboard. We are always pushing for quality opportunities and steady, consistent growth, and I admire how they’re not afraid to pick up the phone and make new connections. There’s a lot of excitement about what I can bring to this unique business proposition as the Proteus delivery system is something to shout about to my network – the value add for businesses across the country is unrivalled.”
Jason Sahota, CEO of Proteus said: “Paul not only brings a wealth of expertise and knowledge of the FS Sector, but he also brings a great deal of energy and personality, which has allowed him to cultivate a large number of strategic contacts that will be important to Proteus’ growth. We have big plans for the future, and Paul will play a key role in identifying and developing new market opportunities. Paul’s arrival in the company couldn’t have come at a better time, and I’m looking forward to working with him over the years to come.”