DECEMBER 16, LONDON, UK - Workshare today announced the appointment of Annette Court to its board of directors. Annette has been appointed as a non-executive director to provide strategic direction in the growing enterprise file share, sync, and collaboration market in a bid to grow the business globally. 

Annette brings with her more than 30 years of success in the technology and insurance industries. Prior to joining the Workshare board, she held the position of CEO at Europe General Insurance for Zurich Financial Services and was formerly CEO of RBS Insurance (Direct Line Group). Annette also sits on the boards of Admiral Group, JLT Group and Foxtons as a non-executive director. In joining, Annette brings strong leadership and strategy expertise, along with invaluable first-hand experience of business transformation and international expansion strategies, which can be directly applied to Workshare.

Annette commented: “As professionals rely more on mobile devices in a globalized workplace, Workshare is in a strong position to emerge as a pivotal player in the enterprise file sharing and collaboration application market, by allowing people to work how and where they want, securely. The company has a strong and experienced management team and has all the right ingredients to become the go-to application for users who want the ease-of-use of consumer-grade file sharing offerings, but have a fundamental requirement for security.”

Anthony Foy, CEO of Workshare commented, “Annette’s strong commercial background, acumen and experience will support the growth of Workshare over the next few years. Her appointment to our talented and diverse board is a milestone for the company, and we look forward to working with her to define our strategy and build our company worldwide.”