Huboo, the innovative fulfilment company which offer a Micro-Hub Model with each hub having a Hub Manager with who you have personal contact, is set to move into a host of key territories in 2022. This will capitalise on recent milestone growth across the Netherlands, Spain, Germany and the UK as their global expansion gathers pace and to facilitate they expansion plans they have announced Ben Shipway as Chief Product and Tech Officer.
Ben will be instrumental in achieving Huboo’s global expansion, with his 20 years’ worth of experience in building and running successful global software products across many industry sectors. he will report to Huboo’s CEO and Co-Founder Martin Bysh as he takes his place on the C-suite team, while being based at the company’s Bristol headquarters. The role sees Ben strategically aiming to execute Huboo’s global commercial growth goals as flawlessly as possible.
Ben brings a host of experience to the role, having built and led high-performing product teams, as well as growing and scaling globally-distributed tech organisations. He is also well-versed when it comes to putting product vision and strategy at the forefront of business growth and delivering maximum product value to businesses and their customers.
He has further expertise in delivering software products to all types of organisations, from a range of start-ups to more established FTSE global tech brands. The industries that Ben has worked across include parcels and logistics, ecommerce, marketplaces, payments, financial services and insurance.
Ben joins Huboo during a period of rapid business growth. Huboo has secured over £100m of investment since its launch in 2017. The business also increased its headcount by 341 employees in just 12 months.
I am absolutely delighted to join a successful organisation such as Huboo and am hugely excited about the fantastic opportunities ahead of us. The business is at the top of its game and my goal is to take it to the next level by supercharging our global growth through the application of forward thinking technology and valuable product change. I’ll be working to create the highest performing Product and Technology team to rival the world’s best technology companies, cementing Huboo’s future as a market leading ecommerce and fulfilment provider, and beyond!– Ben Shipway, Chief Product and Tech Officer, Huboo
Ben brings with him vast expertise which makes him an ideal match for Huboo as we continue on our ambitious growth trajectory. What we need to meet our strategic goals is someone who can provide invaluable insights and guidance around new products and technology. Without doubt, Ben’s unrivalled skill-set will provide us with the means to do so. That said, we’re excited to enter the next stage of our development with our latest C-suite appointment.– Martin Bysh, CEO and Co-Founder, Huboo