Appointments


Appointments

Holker IT recruits two

Holker IT, based in Colne and Preston, has made two appointments and enrolled them onto a new government initiative. Nina Akrigg and Timon Holden will attend a Level 4 Apprenticeship for Cyber Security Technology and Risk Analysis to be run by…

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Ross Wellman joins Vincents law firm

Experienced property and commercial solicitor Ross Wellman is celebrating his 30th year as a lawyer with a move to Vincents Solicitors. Ross has been appointed head of the commercial department for the law firm, headquartered at Winckley Square in Preston.…

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Business boss takes on national building role

Clare Watson, director of Preston-based construction company Bernard Watson, has been appointed national chair of the National Federation of Builders. She is only the second female to have ever held the prestigious role and her achievement is extraordinary in context. With…

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Themis hires Ferrari F1 engineer

Themis at Burnley College has recruited industry expert composites engineer Mark Webber to its training team. Mark joins Themis after spending more than five years working on composites for crash structures and front wings for Ferrari’s Formula 1 cars at its factory in…

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Farleys expands PI team with senior appointment

Farleys Solicitors has boosted its specialist personal injury department with the appointment of medical negligence expert Carlos Lopez. Joining the firm’s Preston office, associate partner Carlos brings 22 years’ experience and a wealth of expertise to the firm’s highly regarded…

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Gillian Bardin appointed regional ICAEW president

Gillian Bardin has been appointed president of ICAEW Chartered Accountants Lancashire and South Lakeland. She takes the reins from past president Kevin Duffy, who led during 2016-2017. Gillian, also managing director of Preston-based Taylor Patterson, will support Lancashire and South Lakeland’s…

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South Ribble Council announces new chief executive

South Ribble Borough Council has appointed a new chief executive who will take up the position this summer. Heather McManus will take over the reins from interim chief executive Jean Hunter, who was drafted in for 12 months to lead a…

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Harrison Drury hires Gavin Wright as first CEO

Lancashire-wide law firm Harrison Drury has appointed Gavin Wright in the newly created position of chief executive officer. Gavin, a former senior director at Deloitte and BDO, joins Harrison Drury after three years as CEO at Forbes Solicitors. John Chesworth, who…

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World Leisure launches new division with senior appointment

Leyland-based World Leisure has appointed Andy Littler to the new role of wellness manager to launch a specialised wellbeing, steam and sauna division, operating throughout the UK. World Leisure provides a range of design, technical and installation services for the…

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Michael Gibson joins Hotfoot board

Lancaster-based agency Hotfoot Design has appointed Michael Gibson, chair of Digital Lancashire and managing director of Miralis, as a non-executive director. Michael is the former co-owner and managing director of Fat Media, where he oversaw the growth of the company from…

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