UMA Hybrid Workplace Software Press Release: 21 March 2022. 


UMA announce the appointment of Richard McLoughlin as new Chairman of its Board of Directors. 


Leading Hybrid Workspace Software provider UMA have appointed Richard McLoughlin as Chairman to the Board of Directors with immediate effect.  Richard, who was previously CEO and co-founder of Nowcomm grew that business from the ground up for over 14 years. During this time he attracted significant private investment to create a recognised managed services IT infrastructure provider with a global customer footprint in the UK, Europe, North America and Asia Pacific regions.  Previous to building Nowcomm, Richard spent 7 years at Cisco in a number of key roles.  


UMA Chief Executive Officer Steve Milner said: “Richard will further strength our board and we look forward to benefitting from his significant experience and knowledge in developing business value and customer success.” 

“UMA is a unique software-as-a-service platform that has been helping support businesses with return-to-work and now hybrid working strategy by connecting workplace technology and delivering data-driven insight.” 


“We have ambitious plans to transform workplaces across the world, working closely with channel partner organisations to provide workplace technology solutions, helping businesses to adapt to the changing needs of the workforce.” 


“Richard’s appointment will extend our governance and culture to further scale UMA. His industry knowledge will help to strengthen the relationships with our partners for the benefit of our customers.” 


Richard said: “From my first introduction to UMA I could immediately see the positive possibilities for improving traditional, remote and home workplace environments. I am delighted to be offered the opportunity to Chair such an innovative software business that is already delivering solutions to a range of customers. It is clear these services could benefit all areas of the public and private sector.” 


“Having worked in workplace collaboration and technology solutions for more than two decades, I have first hand experience of the positive human and financial benefits data technology can achieve. 

I have been deeply impressed by what the UMA team have built to advance hybrid workplace software offers. UMA provide a single pane-of-glass and interface that connects people to all of your office technology.” 


“Additionally, the ability for UMA’s software to provide an organisation with environmental advantages and insights for example to help lower operational energy costs, thus reducing carbon footprint and UMA’s latest environmental health features which can drive workspace air quality improvements will drive significant growth in the adoption of this innovative software services business.” 


“This appointment brings with it the opportunity to promote and support a high tech UK business which was born in a traditional Yorkshire setting and is rapidly operating on both national and international levels.  The market opportunity of UMA’s software services has also been identified by Finance Yorkshire who have provided further investment as part of UMA’s expansion strategy.” 

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