London, United Kingdom – 23 January 2020 – Accloud plc, the technology firm focused on empowering micro-SMEs through its cloud-based business services platform, is pleased to announce the appointment of Dominic McVey as Non-executive Director.
Ross James, Founder and CEO of Accloud said:
“I’m delighted to welcome Dominic to Accloud. He brings with him a breadth of experience in building and advising companies in developing economies as well as forging partnerships with leading international partners and organisations.
“His work with the Gates’s Coalition for Global Prosperity and focus on human rights, sustainability and ethical business aligns closely with our aim to be a positive transformational force for local communities around the world.
“The board and I look forward to working with Dominic as we continue to build relationships with international business communities and drive awareness of our platform.”
Dominic is a leading British entrepreneur with significant experience in building sustainable enterprises internationally, as well as serving as an adviser to governments, businesses and non-profits around the world. He currently sits on the Advisory Council of the Coalition for Global Prosperity, a not-for-profit founded by Bill and Melinda Gates.
Dominic began his career at an early age, importing micro-scooters from the United States to the United Kingdom becoming Britain’s youngest self made millionaire at 15. For his achievements, he was appointed by the Queen as a ‘Pioneer for Britain in Entrepreneurism’ at 18.
In 2013, he invested in and was appointed Chairman of Sri Lanka based Hela Clothing. Under Dominic’s leadership, Hela has grown to generate almost $200 million in revenue employing 15,000 people directly in Ethiopia, Kenya and Sri Lanka. As part of the expansion, Dominic led collaborations with brands including The North Face, Lee, Calvin Klein, Tommy Hilfiger, Speedo, Tesco and Michael Kors.
He now holds a non-executive role at Hela, alongside advisory roles for other companies, charities and institutions including the British Government’s Department for Trade and Industry and Department for Education; the Irish Government’s Department of Business, Enterprise and Innovation; Computer Aid International; and the Captive Minds Communications Group.