Grosvenor Technology has expanded its senior management team with the appointment of Head of Product Development Mark Knight.

Mark, 43, joins Grosvenor from Microsoft where he led a team responsible for delivering secure media communication between Skype users. His professional experience also includes Director of Product Management at Thales e-Security, where his portfolio of encryption products was used by the World’s largest technology and financial services companies. He was previously Software Development Manager at nCipher and Senior Software Developer at Deutsche Bank.

In his new role Mark will oversee the product roadmap to ensure Grosvenor’s Research and Development resources continue to deliver innovative solutions to real world problems, while ensuring that Grosvenor’s electronic security products are easy to deploy, secure and commercially successful.

Marie-Claire Dwek, CEO of Newmark, commented on Mark’s appointment, saying “Mark joins a number of other new team members who have been recruited from leading blue-chip organisations. As Grosvenor Technology grows we are increasingly attracting high calibre candidates who are keen to join our dynamic and forward- looking business. We look forward to utilising Mark’s professional skills to enhance our product offering.”