Database solutions provider Occam has been purchased by its management team through a £12 million management buy-out (“MBO”).
The MBO was lead by the Occam management team consisting of Scott Logie, managing director; Jim Baggett, commercial director; and Robin Aitken finance director. The company’s original founders, Mark Gilden and Andy Moore will no longer be involved in the company’s operations.
Prior to joining Occam in April 2001, Logie as head of analysis was the youngest member of the management team at Bank of Scotland with responsibility for all data, research and analysis teams in the bank managing 70 staff. He has also held data and strategic analysis roles at British Aerospace, CACI and MDb.
Baggett has been involved in sales and marketing within the direct marketing industry for over 15 years. Prior to joining Occam, he worked at The Idea Works, Crawfords Computing and Harte-Hanks.
Aitken has extensive financial experience, having worked at the BBC, brand strategy consultants Red Spider Limited, and sports media company Base Group plc.