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Expanding CM Group further strengthens its software team with appointment of John Cumming

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CM Group continues to grow and has just appointed John Cumming as a new Senior Technologist in its main UK offices. Further recruitment in a number of areas is continuing.

John Cumming joins CM Group as a Senior Technologist based in the Bristol UK office. He has worked in software engineering for over 10 years. With additional qualifications in mechanical engineering and initial employment in chemical engineering research, he brings engineering experience and knowledge to his work on software projects.

John has a wide range of experience in several technologies, including Web applications, distributed architectures, and desktop applications. He has applied his knowledge and experience in various roles in R&D projects, integration consultancy, and enterprise architecture.

Previously, John helped to develop the first production system on revolutionary chip card production equipment and the first American Express chip cards. Subsequently, John joined the Music team at Nokia, working on desktop media players. He works primarily using .NET, both C# and CLI C++, as well as developing UI components by using Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF) and XAML.

On joining CM Group John said, "CM Group is a company that I feel has the variety and potential for me to grow and develop further. Because of their close involvement with some of the major software companies in the world, I can use a lot of my skills and experience and explore some exciting new technology areas."