Vidatec undergoes successful management buyout

Published: 26/02/2024
Author: Rebekah Wilson

Scotland based digital transformation specialists, Vidatec, announce a Management Buyout which will see current Managing Director, Ross Wilson, take the helm to embark on a journey of growth focusing on Health & Wellbeing, Tourism and Sustainability sectors, as well as the exciting developments for Microsoft Teams Apps.

This will see the company debark from the Insights Group structure which has been under the same umbrella for 7 however, the people development company, Insights, also based in Dundee, remains a committed investor in the business and retain a 20% stake.

Ross, who has a wealth of experience in commercial and people leadership roles, has built-up specialist knowledge of the tech sector over the past 6 years at Vidatec. As part of his 16 years within the Group, Ross has held various roles, including Global Client Director at Insights and Sales Director at Vidatec. These roles have set up Ross to continue the growth of the business and has been leading Vidatec as Managing Director since August.

CEO of Vidatec, Ross Wilson, commented: “This is an exciting time as we look to unlock new opportunities for the company’s future growth and to explore the untapped potential outside of the Group structure. We remain committed to our clients and employees and look forward to focussing on our next chapter while contributing positively to our Purpose “improving People’s experience of life and making a positive impact on the world through technology

As a provider of bespoke software development, Vidatec’s portfolio includes working with companies ranging from Value Retail, Heineken, TUI  and the NHS. The team at Vidatec are also pioneering opportunities for Enterprise organisations presented by the Microsoft Teams App capabilities

Insights will continue as a client of Vidatec’s, working together on pioneering new tech projects such as a custom Microsoft Teams App based on Insights colour theories.

Insights Group CEO, Andy Lothian, added: “Vidatec has been an important part of the Insights Group for many years, and we are delighted to support Ross and the team during this new chapter. With the brilliant skills of the team, I know they will continue to deliver fantastic digital solutions and break new ground in this exciting time for digital innovation.”

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