BOSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Radius, the single-source provider of global expansion services and solutions, has named John Connolly, former global chairman of Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu and CEO of the Deloitte UK Partnership, chairman of its board of directors.
“John is an accomplished ‘Big Four’ leader, and his experience helping global services businesses scale will be invaluable as we enter this new phase in our company’s growth,” said Stephen Chipman, CEO of Radius. “I’m looking forward to working with John and the entire board as we bring our unique service offering to more companies who are expanding their international operations across the globe.”
Connolly was senior partner and CEO of Deloitte UK from 1999 until 2011. During that time, he was also Deloitte’s global managing director (2003-2007) and global chairman (2007-2011). Connolly previously held leadership positions for Deloitte in the Middle East and in multiple UK offices. He is currently the chairman of G4S, the world’s largest security solutions group, and Amec Foster Wheeler, a leader in oil and gas services. Connolly is also a fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales.
“Radius has a truly differentiated offering that helps companies simplify their overseas expansion and operations, and the globalization trend is growing rapidly,” said Connolly. “I’m honored to lead this experienced board and look forward to working with Stephen and the rest of the Radius leadership team to capitalize on the tremendous opportunity in front of us.”
Connolly replaces David Thorpe, who stepped down as chairman but will remain on Radius’ board of directors.
Radius helps companies expand and win globally. Clients from startups to larger multinationals take advantage of Radius’ international accounting, finance, banking, tax, HR, legal and compliance support to simplify their core operations, reduce their risk exposure and improve the management and control of their overseas businesses.
Radius delivers support and expertise through managed services, advisory services and OverseasConnect, its integrated cloud-based software platform, to create solutions that meet the needs of more than 650 clients operating in 110 countries around the world. Headquartered in Boston, MA, with offices in the UK, Brazil, China, India, Japan and Singapore, Radius is the global growth experts. For more information, please visit www.radiusworldwide.com.