Mantle Services appoints James Whittingham as Chief Commercial Officer

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Mantle Services appoints James Whittingham as Chief Commercial Officer

Mantle Services (Mantle), the pensions administration and actuarial software provider and part of the 3173 Group alongside Dalriada Trustees and Spence & Partners, today announces the appointment of James Whittingham as Chief Commercial Officer.

 

James has a track record of building new ventures in high-growth industries, as well as considerable commercial and operational expertise in sectors including investment, technology, FinTech and HRTech.

 

James joins Mantle from TalentClouds, a HRTech firm, where he was Chief Executive Officer overseeing their growth to 1,000+ monthly clients utilising their employee onboarding and background screening platform. Prior to this, James was General Manager at Liberis, a FinTech lending firm where he was part of the founding team in 2013. Here he managed teams across Sales, Customer Success, Operations, and Marketing. By the time of James’ departure in 2021, the business had facilitated over £500m in lending across nine countries. Beyond this, James has been an active board member, advisor, and founding investor in several other high-growth companies across FinTech, Consumer Retail, and Technology Consulting.

 

James holds a Masters degree from the University of Cambridge in Philosophy in Management and Finance, following a Bachelors in Computer Science from the University of Teesside.

 

James Whittingam, Chief Commercial Officer of Mantle commented:

 

“I’m thrilled to join Mantle at such an exciting time and to be a part of such an innovative company transforming the pensions space through technology. The firm’s commitment to providing real-time tailored solutions aligns with the industry’s increasing need for advanced administration and actuarial software. I look forward to working closely with the team, using my experience in launching innovative initiatives to drive further growth for Mantle and provide great value to our clients.”

 

Mike Selby, Managing Director of Mantle commented:

 

“We are delighted to welcome James to the firm. Mantle is at the forefront of the provision of up-to-date, tailored pensions data information. Trustees, administrators and members are currently seeking ever more technologically advanced defined benefit software. Through his deep commercial experience and his work at a number of early-stage companies, James brings precisely the right set of expertise to ensure that Mantle is able to tap into this demand.”

 

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Mike Selby

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To discuss how we can help with your company pensions and challenges, please get in touch by emailing: hello@mantleservices.co.uk

 

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27-37 Adelaide Street
Belfast , BT2 8FE UK
+44 28 9041 2888

Mantle Hosting’s Parent Company Announces Investment from Growth Investor Synova

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Mantle Hosting's Parent Company Announces Investment from Growth Investor Synova

I am delighted to confirm that 3173 Limited today announces an investment from Synova into its business.

The group’s businesses include Spence & Partners a specialist outsourcer and consultancy, Dalriada Trustees, the UK’s leading professional trustee firm , and Mantle a unique software as a service platform.

Mantle is a unique software as a service platform that combines pension scheme administration and actuarial functionality in a way that is unique in the world.  Mantle benefitted tremendously from the early stage R&D support we received from Invest Northern Ireland.  The additional investment from Synova will allow us to scale up more quickly in the UK market and expand internationally.

To support the next phase of growth for our business we undertook a thorough evaluation of a wide range of funding options before choosing Synova as our partner. We are really excited to be partnering with them and looking forward to our future growth together.

David Menton, Managing Partner of Synova commented “We are delighted to be partnering with Brian and the rest of the team at 3173 to support the growth of the company.  Investing in fast-growing, founder-owned businesses with a unique technology proposition is central to Synova’s investment philosophy.  We look forward to the next exciting phase of their growth.”

The deal is subject to FCA clearance, we expect to receive this in the coming months.

You can find out more about Synova here www.synova.pe and here on LinkedIn and you can read the 3173 Limited press release here.

Brian Spence Founder

3173 Limited

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Brian Spence

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To discuss how we can help with your company pensions and challenges, please get in touch by emailing: hello@mantleservices.co.uk

 

Linen Loft
27-37 Adelaide Street
Belfast , BT2 8FE UK
+44 28 9041 2888