Executive Team

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Gary McIlraith

CEO

Gary McIlraith joined NetNames as Chief Executive in January 2012. Prior to this he was Managing Director of Digital Channels, International and Group Strategy for Ladbrokes plc.

Previously he was a Managing Director with AlixPartners, responsible for the firm’s European TMT practice; Customer Operations Director and an executive board member of BSkyB; a Partner with KPMG where he led the firm’s UK Hi-Tech practice; and an Associate Partner with Accenture where he led major projects in the TMT sector.

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Edwina McDowall

Chief Operations Officer

Edwina joined NetNames as Chief Operations Officer in July 2012. Prior to this, Edwina was Director of Product and Operations for Ladbrokes plc.

Previously Edwina was Chief Information Officer at Cable&Wireless Worldwide plc and Technical Services Director at British Sky Broadcasting Group (BSKYB) plc. Edwina has held consultancy positions with A T Kearney and KPMG, managing strategic and operational projects.

Edwina holds an MBA in Strategy and Supply Chain, a degree in English and History and is a Fellow of The Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply.

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Paul Greensmith

Chief Financial Officer

Paul Greensmith joined NetNames as Chief Financial Officer in July 2012.  Prior to joining NetNames Paul was the Chief Financial Officer of Alliance Medical Group, Europe's leading imaging diagnostics company.  Paul oversaw the restructure of Alliance Medical capital structure during those two years.  Before Alliance Medical Paul worked for Setanta Sports as their Chief Financial Officer.  Between 2002 and 2007, Paul was the Chief Operating Officer and Chief Financial Officer of the Priory Group.

Prior to working at the Priory Group, Paul spent eight years working in the television industry for ITV and Carlton in a variety of financial and operational roles, including leading all of ITV’s online and interactive activities. Paul qualified as an accountant with Arthur Andersen in 1992.

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Jørgen Christensen

Managing Director Ascio / NetNames Nordic countries

Jørgen Christensen has been with Ascio since 2000, holding responsibility for the Ascio reseller brand. In 2010 he was appointed Managing Director for the NetNames Group, the parent company of Ascio and Nordic operation based in Copenhagen. Prior to working for Ascio, Jørgen was responsible for business development in Scandinavia's leading CRM software company.