Management

The Directors of Apps IT:
Simon Moore
Kevin Houghton
Phil Coles

Simon Moore is a Founder Director of Apps IT and began his career in 1991 working for Churchill Insurance where he led a team of 60 sales staff. As part of his role, he was responsible for the design and delivery of company-wide training (for 5k+ employees). In 1998 Simon joined Oracle recruitment specialist Absolute Applications where he specialised in UK contract placements. Subsequently in 2001 Simon co-founded Apps IT alongside Philip Coles and Kevin Houghton. Simon’s role has transitioned from initially being sales focused to an operations role. Simon has responsibility for accounts, audit, compliance, HR and business process improvement and key account relationship management. Simon has also been responsible for the corporate planning required to support Apps IT’s growth in the USA.

Kevin Houghton is a Founder Director of Apps IT. In 1995 Kevin joined a London based recruiter before joing Absolute Applications in 1998. In 2001 Kevin co-founded Apps IT alongside Philip Coles and Simon Moore where he successfully continued working with Clients across a range of markets/ sectors. Kevin is a qualified member of the Recruitment and Employment Confederation (REC).

Phil Coles is a Founder Director of Apps IT and began his career in 1993 leading retail and institutional sales teams in the insurance industry for companies including Churchill Insurance and Miller Kelsh Insurance. In 1999 Phil joined Oracle recruitment specialist Absolute Applications where he specialised in the European market. Subsequently in 2001 Philip co-founded Apps IT alongside Simon Moore and Kevin Houghton. Philip’s current responsibilities as Sales Director is to lead sales and business development activities for Apps IT across the UK, Europe and USA markets. He is an active biller and manages key client relationships and oversees key account delivery by the Business’s sales consultant teams