Our people set us apart.
The Kalibrate team works from 8 offices in 6 countries around the globe. Each one of us is dedicated to helping fuel and convenience retailers, large and small, in developed and developing markets, make smarter business decisions, faster.
Matthew Peacock, Chairman of Kalibrate
Matthew Peacock is the founding partner of Hanover Investors Kalibrate’s private equity shareholder. He has deep industry experience across the outsourced services, industrial, technology and financial sectors, where he has held roles in multiple public and private companies as Executive and Non-executive chairman. In his early career he ran International M&A in London for Barclays BZW, following work in New York and London for CSFB. Over the 1990s he led a series of successful private turnarounds as a lead shareholder and CEO. In 2002 he founded Hanover Investors. Since then he has led change strategies and turnarounds for a large number of companies as both an investor and board member. He holds an LLM in Law from Cambridge University.
Gary McIlraith, Chief Executive of Kalibrate
Gary joined Kalibrate in June 2018 as CEO, having previously been CEO of internet technology and services company NetNames Group. Prior to NetNames, he was a business turnaround and improvement advisor with AlixPartners LLP and, in that role, served as CEO of Setanta Sports and Goldshield Pharmaceuticals. Previously he was Customer Operations Director at Sky plc and prior to that a consulting partner with A.T.Kearney and KPMG.
Jog Dhody, Non-Executive Director
Jog joined Hanover as an Operating Partner in January 2017 to take an active operational role in the Hanover Active Equity Fund deals. Hanover has worked closely with Jog for five years in his role as Chief Financial Officer of Regenersis plc (subsequently renamed Blancco Technology Group plc) and he is currently working on
Tom Russell, Non-Executive Director
Tom Russell leads Hanover Investor’s investment analysis and management activities and Target Selection process; he is Chair of the internal investment analysis and screening panel, the EIM, as well as leading the
Ashley Brown - Chief Financial Officer
Ashley joined Kalibrate in September 2017 and brings over 22 years of finance experience to board from a broad range of blue chip corporate and PE backed businesses. He will be focussed on ensuring Kalibrate delivers on its profitable growth objectives following the transition from public to private ownership. In addition to finance, Ashley is responsible for all HR, Corporate Services and Legal activities across the global business operations. Ashley brings a wealth of experience from PE backed business, most recently Angus International Safety Group where he led a re-financing of the group and prior to that Elster Metering where as CFO he led the sale of the business generating significant shareholder return.
Adam Hutcheson, Chief Technology Officer
Adam brings 18 years’ experience
Mark Hawtin, Managing Director, Pricing
Mark joined Kalibrate in June 1997 as Head of Sales & Marketing, to lead the company’s commercial activities in Europe and break into the North American market. He progressed through a number of commercial positions to become director of strategic alliances and business development. As SVP of
Ian Thompson, Managing Director, Planning
Ian held numerous senior roles with blue-chip organizations before he joined Kalibrate in 2001. While with Kalibrate, he has led the professional services, sales,