Managing Director baton passed to new leadership as CADS director retires

CADS Press room
CADSLife Insight by CADS Media team 28/03/2024

We’re delighted to confirm that Aaron Wright has been appointed the new Managing Director of CADS, as current Managing Director, Guy Moates, begins his retirement.


Aaron Wright, Managing Director at CADS

Aaron joined the business in 2006, became a director in 2016 and has played a pivotal role in the success that CADS has experienced.

Having shared the Managing Director role since August 2019, Aaron will now lead the company, as Guy Moates begins his retirement after a very successful 27 years with CADS.

“Firstly, I’d like to thank Guy for all the support he’s shown both CADS and me personally. We’re all incredibly proud of the achievements he’s overseen, including our amazing services, hugely talented team, key partners and supportive clients.”

says Aaron.

After almost 3 decades as the driving force behind our success, Guy Moates has handed over the reins and will be beginning what we hope is a long, happy and relaxing retirement.

“I’m leaving CADS in great shape and in great hands with Aaron. I’m very proud of all we’ve achieved and really excited for Aaron, the team and the success I know they’ll go on to create.”

said Guy.

Guy Moates of CADS
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Aaron has a financial background and became a Chartered Accountant in 2010. He gained an Executive MBA in 2013.

As a director and then Joint Managing Director, Aaron has worked on operational and strategic matters across all areas of the business. For the last five years, Aaron has worked alongside Guy to optimise and grow the business, resulting in the most successful and profitable period in our 40-year history.

“I am very excited about the next chapter for CADS. There is an exceptional leadership team around me, focusing on operations, innovation, finance, HR and every other element which enables us to be such a reliable partner to our customers.”

states Aaron.

“CADS has an envious client base, especially in the retail sector with our StoreSpace® software being used across the globe. As we look to the future, we’re confident Aaron’s leadership and our investment in talent and technology will take us to new highs. However, we simply wouldn’t be where we are without the amazing work and dedication of Guy and wish him an amazing retirement.”

says Karthik Dasari of Tern Capital.

Karthik Dasari from Tern Capital

Joining the CADS board in 2002, Guy’s leadership, tenacity and exceptional relationship-building has been crucial to our growth. Today, we have a team located across the UK, clients on six continents and an enviable reputation for the software and services we deliver.

We’d all like to thank Guy for the leadership, support and friendship he’s given so generously – and wish him and Aaron the very best in the times ahead!