Our Management Team

We help our customers achieve measurably better ROI on their global content investments.

Chief Executive Officer

Françoise Henderson

Françoise is co-founder of Rubric, overseeing worldwide operations and Global Content strategy. Under her guidance, Rubric has generated agile KPI-driven globalization workflows for its clients, reducing time to market across multiple groups and increasing quality and ROI. Françoise has over 20 years’ experience in corporate management and translation.

Chief Technology Officer

Ian Henderson

Ian is co-founder of Rubric. During the last 20 years, Ian has partnered with Rubric customers to deliver relevant Global Content to their end users, enabling them to reap the rewards of globalization, benefit from agile workflows, and guarantee the integrity of their content. Prior to founding Rubric, Ian worked as a software engineer for Siemens in Germany.

Director, Operations

Susannah Eccles

Susannah joined Rubric as a project manager in 1997. Since 2011, she has spearheaded the growth of the Rubric Global Content production team. Susannah excels at identifying and fostering world-class talent, with a keen eye for incremental process improvement, boosting efficiencies, and introducing new technologies to help the business manage and optimize the Global Content of its clients.

Human Resources Manager

Jane Sheldon

Jane has worked with Rubric for over 15 years and is closely involved in all aspects of the people side of the business, supporting growth through recruitment and staff development. Jane previously worked at Arthur Andersen and Grant Thornton, where she developed expertise in graduate recruitment and L&D. Jane is also a Chartered MCIPD and is on the British Psychological Society’s Register for the use of psychometric assessments.

Director IT

Dominic Spurling

Dominic graduated from Durham University with a BSc in Chemistry. He undertook a number of IT contract positions after university, including a year with BP in their Paris office and a position as a Web Developer for Tamedia in Zurich. Dominic worked as a Web Performance Manager at UPC Broadband in Amsterdam and, before heading up IT at Rubric, was a Solutions Architect and Head of IT for ESPC (UK). He uses his 25+ years of experience in IT to help Rubric build and maintain localization platforms, implementing tools that support every project’s success.

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