Comparison Technologies is pleased to announce the appointment of Julie Harris as its new CEO. Julie brings with her a wealth of leadership skills and experience in consumer media, digital, data, and insight businesses.

Most recently Julie was the CEO of Upper Street Events, a consumer exhibitions company owned by Livingbridge Private Equity, which she successfully led the sale of earlier this year. Prior to that, Julie was the Group MD of Immediate Media, the UK’s leading special interest media company and, prior to Immediate Media, she was the Global CEO of WGSN Group, a leading fashion and retail trend forecasting company.

Julie is a current Non-Executive Director on the board of Which? and is passionate about empowering consumers, as well as supporting businesses to deliver better customer service and value.

Speaking about her appointment Julie says:

“I am thrilled to have the opportunity to lead this exciting and ambitious business and I’m looking forward to working with the talented Comparison Technologies team, Inflexion and our partners to build on the success achieved to date.”

David Rigby, Chairman at Comparison Technologies, commented:

“Following an extensive search process, we are delighted that Julie is joining us. Her extensive experience in digital and data-led businesses and her passion for consumer service and value means that she is the perfect fit to lead the company through its next stage of growth.

Julie joins Comparison Technologies on 4th November, based at the company’s new London Head Office at One Valentine Place, Blackfriars Road.

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