Sylvie Harton joins as Chief Business Strategy Officer to head company's future growth strategy
London/ Toronto: 3 April 2023 - Lumi, the global specialist in delivering compliant shareholder, investor relations and member meetings, today announces the appointment of a new Chief Business Strategy Officer who will lead Lumi’s future growth strategy.
Sylvie Harton brings extensive experience from her previous role at Notified, where she led the growth of its global IR and PR solutions business. Sylvie draws on 25 years of executive leadership and expertise in organic, inorganic expansion, and turnaround situations with global scope and credibility in IR solutions, PR solutions, ESG & sustainability. She brings a win-win approach to strategic partnership and alliances negotiation and will be instrumental to Lumi’s expansion into new market segments.
This appointment follows an exceptional period of growth for Lumi. Over the past year, the company has opened new offices in Italy and Germany, which has further strengthened its position as a leading provider of compliant AGMs and Investor Relations meetings across the globe.
With customers in over 40+ jurisdictions running over 2,500 meetings in 2022, its technology has also enabled record investor engagement and attendance, increasing the number of investors per meeting by 12% and engagement by 24%.
Peter Fowler, COO of Lumi, comments: "We are thrilled to welcome Sylvie to our leadership team. Businesses across the world are increasingly looking for ways to make their meetings more inclusive with the shift to hybrid meetings and Lumi is perfectly positioned to support them. Sylvie’s extensive experience and expertise will be instrumental in supporting this growth as we expand into new market segments this year.”
Sylvie Harton, Chief Business Strategy Officer at Lumi, comments: "I am delighted to be joining Lumi as the new Chief Business Strategy Officer at such an exciting time of growth for the company. Giving investors a voice at all meetings has never been more important and Lumi has shown true passion for finding new ways to provide investors a platform to engage. I look forward to being part of that journey and building on the company’s already impressive growth.”
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For over 25 years, Lumi has been facilitating shareholder and member meetings, investor relations meetings, legislative meetings and elections, faith-based meetings and annual congresses, as well as meetings and events more generally. Based on proprietary, patented technology, Lumi provides software, hardware, and services that assist registrars, Investor Relations Officers and event organizers to register delegates and provide live, secure polling, Q&A management services, and relevant reporting. Headquartered in the United Kingdom, Lumi has offices in 13 countries across Europe, APAC, The Middle East, Africa, and the Americas.