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Havwoods announces senior international appointments

Lancaster-based wood flooring specialist Havwoods has made three board-level appointments as it begins its next level of international expansion. Tony Lorenz, who has experience building brands across Asia, Europe, Middle East and North America has joined as global chief marketing officer.…

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Care group appoints regional director

The Hica care group has appointed Lisa Barnes as its regional director. The Hull-based company operates 19 care homes, two retirement villages and domiciliary home care across the north. Lisa, who has 20 years of industry experience, will operate out of the…


Pet care company hires marketing specialist

Chorley-based pet product specialist Group55 has hired Claire Henton to boost its marketing activities. Claire, who joins as marketing executive, has experience in consumer healthcare working on campaigns for a number of award-winning brands and products. She will draw on…


Appointments at Lea Hough follow growth

Lea Hough Chartered Surveyors has appointed a new survey and graduate surveyor following a 20 per cent year-on-year increase in workload. The two new recruits are James Leech, surveyor and RICS registered valuer, and graduate James White, who will take his place on…


Dean appointed to lead Lancashire School of Business and Enterprise

The University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) has appointed Professor Chris Pyke as dean to lead the Lancashire School of Business and Enterprise. Professor Pyke, an experienced business academic, has previously held senior roles at Manchester Metropolitan University (MMU), the University…


Director joins Moore and Smalley

Preston accountancy firm Moore and Smalley has appointed Paul Locker as a corporate services director. Paul joins the firm, based at Winkley Square, after two years as head of audit at Rushtons Chartered Accountants. He will provide audit services and…


Haleys announces two senior appointments

Haleys Business Advisers have made two significant appointments in addition to extending the office space and facilities on its business campus in Whitestake, Preston. John Fisher has been appointed sales and marketing director, responsible for the promotion of Haleys wide…


Q2Q announces three new hires

Lancaster-based IT support specialist Q2Q has made a hat-trick of key appointments as the company prepares for further growth. With the business acting as the IT department for SMEs throughout the North West of England, six members of the 10-strong…


Health and social care expert joins Napthens

James Gilbert has joined the Employment & HR team at law firm Napthens solicitors. James, of Blackpool, takes up the role of employment law adviser and will advise clients on a full range of employment matters including drafting contracts, policies…

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