C5 has promoted Antony Allen to the senior group role of Chief Operations Officer. This key appointment is a fundamental step in strengthening the senior management structure and succession planning following the acquisition of C5 by BDO. Antony will be responsible for service delivery at the company which employs more than 200 people in Jersey and Guernsey. In his new role, Antony will play a pivotal role in C5’s future vision and growth plans. He will lead and support the management team in the making of operational decisions and will ensure that C5 are adequately resourced to continuously improve services and remain at the cutting edge of technology. He has more than 20 years’ experience in the IT industry and moved to Jersey in 2011, having held a number of technical and operational roles in the UK. He was Head of Service Delivery and Operations at Itex before it was acquired by C5 where he progressed to Managing Director of IT Services, Jersey, and joined the C5 board.