Prof Jim Norton, one of our non-executive directors, has been awarded an OBE for services to engineering and the digital economy. 


Prof Jim Norton said: “I am delighted by the national recognition for my contributions to the digital economy and am continuing to support that work through the innovation in e-Procurement being pioneered by Applegate”. 


Among many other roles, Jim was for eighteen years an external member of the Board of the UK Parliament's Office of Science & Technology and is a Fellow of the UK Royal Academy of Engineering - bringing a wealth of knowledge and experience to the board of Applegate as a technology business. 


Applegate CEO, Stuart Brocklehurst, commented:  

‘Jim’s OBE is richly deserved: few people have done more for the engineering sector and the UK’s digital ecosystem. His contributions to our Board are invaluable, we’re delighted to have him working with us.’ 

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