Pilgrim Systems plc this morning announced that David Thorpe is leaving the company in order to pursue other interests in the legal IT sector.
 
Pilgrim’s Chairman & CEO, Jim Cummings explained “it's been a pleasure working with David over the past two and a half years. Between us we shared a very clear vision of things we wanted to achieve within the term of 2-3 years. We very successfully met our joint objectives and I have pleasure in thanking David for his tremendous input to our Board, and we all wish him the very best in the future”
 
Thorpe commented “Its been great fun working with Jim and his board at Pilgrim, and I now look forward to my next major challenge, having helped take Pilgrim to a very strong market position, which I can see them occupying for many years to come.”

• Thorpe is best known in the UK legal market as the man who put Elite on the map. After leaving Elite, he was with Tikit for a short period before joining Pilgrim. Where next? Current betting is on Chrome River Technologies.