Asta Development appoints Paul Bamforth as new MD

Asta Development, a leader in project management software solutions for construction and IT, today announced the appointment of Paul Bamforth as Managing Director, following the promotion of former MD Michael McCullen to Chief Executive of Eleco Software, of which Asta Development is part.

Paul Bamforth joined Asta Development in 2001 as Sales Director, before becoming Sales and Marketing Director in 2008. He has a BSc Hons in Electrical and Electronic Engineering and a Master degree in Engineering (MEng). He has had extensive experience in software development, engineering and in designing IT solutions. Since joining the company he has played a key role in helping Asta Development to achieve success in its core construction and IT markets.

Paul Bamforth said “I am excited about this new challenge and very much look forward to helping Asta Development continue to grow in the UK and internationally. This remains a very tough business climate for our customers, especially in the construction industry. We know that our solutions can help them to work smarter, communicate better and be more competitive, all of which will be vital during this recovery phase.”

Michael McCullen, Chief Executive of Eleco Software, said “I am confident that Paul has the right skills to be a great success as Asta Development’s new Managing Director. The range of experience he has gained within the company over the past eight years, combined with his knowledge of software development and his passion for delivering customer value, means he is well equipped to drive Asta Development forwards.”