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Executive leadership team

The leadership team at Cennox have built a global company who are delivering real change for our customers, continue to drive innovation across sectors and building an internal culture where staff feel they contribute towards our future growth.

Nick Cockett
Chief Executive Officer

Nick Cockett is the Chief Executive Officer at The Cennox Group. A familiar face at many of the industry events around the world, either as a guest speaker, or exhibiting, Nick is an authoritative voice within the Financial, Retail & Gaming Industry.

With almost two decades experience, Nick has held senior directorships at the hugely successful ATM Parts Company, Travelex, CashZone and British Airways.

Clive Nation
Executive Chairman

Clive Nation is the Executive Chairman of the Cennox Group, a portfolio of innovative companies which span the globe. Cennox has a network of strategic operation and sales offices across Europe and the United States.

Formally Managing Director at Travelex, for 13 years, Clive’s wealth of experience in managing customer estates, steering efficient operational growth, and delivering new security products to market, has made Clive an authoritative speaker and recognized figure at industry events around the world.

Roy Dodd
Chief Finance Officer

Roy Dodd is the Chief Finance Officer for the Cennox Group. With a career which has spanned several decades in the Financial Industry, Roy has steered the successful financial growth of Cennox. From humble beginnings in 2006, Cennox is now an organisation internationally recognised and generating over $350m per annum. Leading a growth path which includes both organic growth and expansion through strategic acquisition, Roy has demonstrated an acute awareness of how to fund and grow a successful business – year-on-year.

Mychal Kempt
Chief Revenue Officer

Mychal D. Kempt was named Chief Strategy Officer at Cennox in May of 2021, after Cennox acquired Bancsource. Cennox is a Global Technology services platform company serving a diverse set of end markets including Financial Institutions, Retail, Electronics Security & Infrastructure. In his role, Kempt is responsible for setting and driving inorganic and organic growth strategies of the company. Kempt also has responsibility for the US revenue plan at Cennox. Looking for adjacent end markets to continue to diversify the platform while leveraging synergistic cross sell opportunities with Cennox core services.

Chetan Patil
Chief Service Delivery Officer

Chetan joined the Cennox Group in 2013. He started within our company as UK Operations Director and Joint Managing Director in Europe. In 2020, he was appointed Managing Director of Cennox Europe. With two decades of experience within the global ATM / Payment industries, Chetan will be helping clients to optimise their services portfolio and reduce the operating and transaction cost of their payment channel

David Ober
Chief Information Officer

David Ober was appointed to the role of Chief Information Officer for the Cennox Group in 2023.

David is leading the execution of our Professional Services strategy of growth across our Software and IT Security divisions, and will be integral in maintaining our high level of service delivery both for Cennox and our customers.

Ron van Veenendaal
Chief Technology Officer

Ron has been the Chief Innovation Officer at  Cennox since May 2022 and responsible for the development of our portfolio of Lincsafe branded cash automation solutions. Cennox now employs 1700+ professionals in US, UK and Europe. Before this he was Managing director of Merlin Technology since 1998. Merlin is is the market leader in the Netherlands for custom made solutions for payments and cash handling. Ron is the Founder/owner of Lincsafe BV, a company that develops, produces, sells and maintains intelligent deposit solutions for retailers and CIT. Lincsafe is active in 20+ countries mainly in Europe.

Robin Port
Chief Administration Officer

Robin Port joined Cennox in 2021 as the Chief Program Officer before moving on to become the US Group Chief Financial Officer and has overall responsibility for the US groups’ financial activities. Robin has supported Cennox in both the UK and US for over 10 years with regards to acquisitions, integrations and restructuring as a senior partner of a Chartered Accountancy practice based in the UK. Robin is a qualified Chartered Accountant and Financial Planner with over 30 years experience advising businesses on corporate strategy, restructuring, financial due diligence, project evaluation, business recovery and process development.

Sion Roberts
Chief Marketing Officer

High achieving commercial / technology leader (CxO, EVP, MD) in the Retail, Fintech, Customer Experience and Digital Technology Industries with a passion and skill for applying and executing Lean / Agile principles to sustainable commercial growth transformations, innovative go-to-market initiatives and rapid, profitable quality revenue.

Michael Goggans
Chief Legal Officer

Established General Counsel, Intellectual Property and Privacy Law Attorney, and Litigator with a Master of Laws (LL.M.) in IP, CIPP/US certification, and 20+ years of documented success in the areas of business, data privacy, trademark, and contract laws, as well as complex litigation and litigation management. Recognized legal professional, strategic leader, and executive board member with extensive experience in leadership roles within large civil defense firms, private companies, government offices, non-profit organizations, and smaller entities. Track record of conducting effective negotiations and employing remarkable interpersonal and communication skills to cultivate and maintain productive relationships to achieve record results. Skilled in compliance, risk management, ethics, IP audits, licensing, brand management, and IP protection.

Nick Armstrong
Chief Projects Officer

Nick Armstrong joined Cennox in 2014 as the Director of ATM Division, following the successful acquisition of PSSI, a Project Management, Electronic Security and Installation company. Nick has successfully developed as an organizational leader within the Cennox team, moving into a Senior Vice President position. Nick’s past experience in Project Management, Director of ATM Division and Managing Director enable him to lead the Projects Division to further expand our full services and products to our customers across the United States.