Fotech expands senior leadership team with new COO

May 11, 2021

Fotech has appointed Susan Moritz to its leadership team in a newly created Chief Operating Officer role, effective immediately.

With experience in building and managing global teams, Moritz is a senior project and operations leader. She brings 20 years’ experience working in the specialist software and hospitality sectors, most recently as Senior Vice President of Operations for digital commerce agency Tryzens.

“Fotech is at an exciting point in its journey, poised to scale up quickly. It is a crucial period for the company, which makes it an exciting time to join it,” said Moritz. “I am looking forward to working with the Fotech team to define an operational framework in order to implement standard global processes, to align ways of working and to focus on agile delivery methods.”

Chris Shannon, Fotech CEO, said: “Susan’s impressive knowledge and comprehensive experience are perfectly aligned with our ambitious growth strategies. Under Susan’s expert guidance, we know we can maintain and accelerate our already-rapid global growth, confidently underpinned by a strong corporate culture and identity.”

Moritz has worked with organisations of all sizes to manage change and to deliver transformation, as well as to identify challenges and to provide solutions that increase growth, durability and longevity.

Founded in 2008, Fotech is a key player in the global distributed fibre optics sensing technology market. Its innovative DAS technology has multiple applications for smart cities, infrastructure, pipelines and security.

Moritz has a Master Certificate in Project Management from the Schulich School of Business at the University of York, and an MSc in International Hotel Management from the University of Surrey. She speaks German and French and lives in London.

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