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New CEO for Science Warehouse

LEEDS, England, April 8, 2015 /PRNewswire/ --

Science Warehouse, a leading provider of e-marketplace solutions, has appointed Philip Padfield as the new Chief Executive.

Philip has many years experience building high performance technology companies, driving revenue growth and market share by focusing on delivering world-class customer satisfaction.  He joins the company at a time of sustained growth, with new markets such as Healthcare, Construction and Housing adopting Science Warehouse solutions, and the recent opening of their first international office across in Melbourne, Australia.

Steve Kerridge, formerly Managing Director, has stepped down after building the company to be one of the top performing companies in the UK's eBusiness sector.

Dr David Hames, Founder and Executive Chairman at Science Warehouse, commented "We are delighted to welcome Philip to the team and look forward to supporting him in taking the company to the next level. We are also pleased to announce that Mercia Technologies PLC have increased their shareholding by investing an additional £3.5 million ( This latest round of funding will allow Science Warehouse, which already has a profitable business model with 90% recurring revenues, to further increase our growth trajectory and international expansion."

Notes to editors 

About Science Warehouse 

Science Warehouse is a leading provider of on-demand procurement and managed catalogue solutions that deliver purchasing efficiencies and control, spend visibility and drive savings. Science Warehouse help organisations to achieve full procurement control by collating all of their preferred suppliers for indirect goods and services in a single, easy-to-use web-based application. Its product suite integrates seamlessly with any finance system and the managed catalogue engine at its core accelerates procure-to-pay programmes. Continuous customer-driven product development ensures that the solution evolves in line with market needs. Science Warehouse counts some of the world's leading research and teaching organisations amongst its customers as well as businesses of all sizes in sectors as diverse as construction, life sciences and manufacturing. To find out more please visit our website at or at   

Media Contacts
For further information, please contact Megan Holmes at Science Warehouse
Tel: +44(0)113-384-4237

SOURCE Science Warehouse

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