Statement brings in four new recruits
A summary of September's key appointments, hires and promotions from across Yorkshire.
Statement expands team with four new recruits
Continuing to strengthen its position as one of the leading eCommerce agencies in the North, Statement has announced the appointment of four new members to the team; three front end developers and a project manager.
Joining the business, which has offices across the North and London, Daniel Conyers, Leigh Carr and Umar Gora take positions as Front End Developers and will be responsible for developing Statement’s client’s websites using the Shopify and Shopify Plus platforms and implementing cutting-edge web practices.
Doozy Vape Co continues growth with new recruit
Specialist e-liquid manufacturer, Doozy Vape Co, have recruited Myles Jensen as their new Senior Marketing Executive (SME).
With over 3 years’ experience in the marketing industry, Jensen’s role will include taking all marketing plans from concept to execution, as Doozy Vape Co looks to continue its growth within the FMCG market.
Thomas Coombs congratulates newly qualified chartered accountant
The Yorkshire Accountants, Thomas Coombs, are delighted to announce that one of their talented team members has gained accreditation as a Chartered Accountant.
Tom Bond, an audit and accounts seniors at the Leeds-based firm, has passed the ACA examinations, which are awarded by the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales.
Sheffield Forgemasters appoints COO in new role
Renowned engineering specialist, Sheffield Forgemasters International, has appointed a Chief Operating Officer in a newly created role.
Following the appointment of David Bond as CEO and Stephen Hammell as CFO, Paul Cahill joins from Rolls Royce (Civil Aerospace Division) where he worked as transformation executive, taking up the latest position on the board of directors at the 200-year-old engineering company.
Razor appoint new Head of Design
Sheffield-based technology firm, Razor, have appointed a new Head of Design, in order to reinforce the business’ people-centric approach to technology and solutions.
Having joined Razor in September, Paul Fillingham brings with him a wealth of experience in design and user experience, having held a number of key leadership roles.
Two new recruits join Doncaster marketing agency
A Doncaster marketing agency based near Robin Hood Airport has welcomed two new faces to its already talented team.
Talk To Media Ltd, a creative full-service agency has expanded its digital offering further with the appointments of Caroline Tonkinson (27) as Web Development Manager and Jasmine Bowers (23) as a Social Media Executive.
Six talented women join Yorkshire law firm Gordons with new trainee and apprentice intake
Yorkshire law firm Gordons has welcomed the next generation of talented women to the firm, with the appointment of three trainees, two new apprentices and a junior assistant.
Graduates Alexandra Byrne, Megan Dutch and Maria Foanta have started training contracts, initially joining the private client, property litigation and commercial property teams, respectively.
Hull Trains’ Louise Mendham appointed new director following 14 years of successful
A long-serving member of the Hull Trains team has been appointed as Production Director as the firm looks towards a period of exciting transformations.
Louise Mendham, who started her rail career with Hull Trains 14 years ago as Operational Support, has been appointed to the executive team ahead of the company’s introduction of five new Hitachi Class 802 trains in December 2019
New head of software delivery joins Leeds Building Society
Leeds Building Society has appointed Paul Hodgson as its new head of software delivery to support the society’s ongoing digital strategy.
Paul has a background in transforming organisational processes to meet the evolving needs and changing expectations of a digital audience.
Natural health company makes double appointment following period of exponential growth
A Yorkshire-based health supplement business strengthens its team with two new appointments.
Gary Shenton joins BetterYou in the newly created role of commercial director following extensive experience in the wellbeing, beauty and FMCG industries. With experience spanning over 20 years, he has previously worked for a number of the UK’s leading retail and manufacturing companies including as Director of Group Sales and Marketing at Nelsons. Gary will take responsibility for sales, supply chain and distribution for BetterYou.
Jennifer Julian has been appointed the newly created role of marketing director at BetterYou after a successful 18 months as Head of Marketing for the company.
Clarion’s banking team grows with another two lawyers appointed
Clarion has welcomed another two new lawyers, Parminder Matharu and Olivia Storey, to its expanding banking and finance practice.
Parminder, who has five years of commercial property experience, joins from Optima Legal where she spent three years, having previously worked at Capstick Solicitors as a real estate paralegal. Prior to that, she worked at Gordons LLP.
Pam has dealt with large property transactions from start to finish, securing lending and managing refinancing.
Dacres Commercial appoints head of valuation and lease advisory services
Dacres Commercial has expanded its team with the appointment of Martin Foster as head of valuation and lease advisory services.
Martin brings 30 years’ worth of experience to the role and has previously worked at several national and independent firms including BNP Paribas Real Estate and Fawley Watson Booth.
Creative Marketing Services makes senior digital appointment
Leeds-based agency, Creative Marketing Services, has further strengthened its award-winning digital team with the appointment of Davis Tarvans as digital marketing consultant.
Davis will support a range of online services within the agency’s expanding client base following a series of recent contract wins.
Challenger bank welcomes business lending specialist for Yorkshire and North East
A business lending specialist with more than 30 years’ experience, is looking forward to sharing his passion for customer service at Redwood Bank, which was launched in August last year.
Mark Dolphin has become the latest business development recruit to join the Bank. Having held numerous positions in real estate finance, High Street Banking and the Challenger Bank sector.
Director promotion for UNTHA's waste industry specialist
UNTHA UK has promoted popular colleague Gary Moore to the role of sales director.
Having spent the last four years as the industrial shredder specialist’s sales manager, Gary has been instrumental in growing unit sales by 40% during that time.
IoD boosts Yorkshire team with key appointments
The Institute of Directors (IoD) has boosted its Yorkshire and North East team with two key appointments.
Kazi Sajeed joins the business leaders’ organisation as communications and marketing assistant while Shak Hakim has been appointed membership relationship manager.
Senior Society manager joins Leeds housing association board
Jaedon Green, Leeds Building Society’s director of product and distribution, has been appointed a non executive director of Leeds Federated Housing Association.
Leeds Federated owns and manages around 4,000 properties across Leeds, Wakefield and North Yorkshire, as well as providing its customers with other services, such as debt advice.
New estimator amps up expansion plans at BCS Electrics
Leeds commercial electrical contractor, BCS Electrics, is pushing forward with growth plans by expanding its estimator team to cater for increased enquiries.
Andrew Rogers started his electrical career as an apprentice before joining the family firm and eventually taking it over in partnership with his brother. His experience working with and for companies across the world provided a rich background and understanding of the needs of different businesses.
Andrew Jackson employment partner joins Yorkshire law firm Gordons
A highly regarded employment partner at Hull-headquartered Andrew Jackson Solicitors has joined Yorkshire law firm Gordons.
Mary Walker joins Gordons following eight years at Andrew Jackson. She has more than 20 years’ experience, including being made a partner at Gosschalks at just 28-years-old before becoming the firm’s head of employment.
IoD appoints ambassadors for West Yorkshire
The Institute of Directors (IoD) has boosted its presence in West Yorkshire with the appointment of two new Ambassadors.
Poonam Kaur, managing director of Wakefield-based business support services provider fds and Natalie Allen, business development manager at Leeds Beckett University join the business leaders’ organisation to promote membership and best business practice.
Poonam will represent the M&A sector while also promoting the IoD’s 99 Club for business start-ups and young entrepreneurs. She is currently working towards the IoD’s Chartered Director status.
Razor expand with new appointments
Sheffield technology experts, Razor, have expanded with a number of new appointments, following significant business growth and a rise in demand for their services.
Joining Razor as a developer, James Badcoe has held a number of positions in professional development. In his new role, he will be responsible for supporting the needs and demands of clients, maintaining applications and helping bring solutions to life.
Rob Bell has been appointed solution lead. Working closely with clients, Rob will help to ensure that Razor continue to deliver the best and most effective solutions and support.
Laura Smythe joins Razor after completing a degree in mathematics at Bristol University. She is taking on the role of tester, broadening Razor’s testing capabilities, in line with increasing demand. I
First West Yorkshire strengthens operations team with new appointment
First West Yorkshire has strengthened its senior team with the appointment of a new operations director, to deliver even better service delivery for our customers.
Tom Bridge has joined the bus operator in a new position of West Yorkshire operations director having held a similar role for Stagecoach in the South of England and most recently as managing director of Stagecoach Scotland West.
Tom will be supported by head of operations Will Pearson and will provide strategic leadership to the operations function across the region, supporting the senior team to deliver a reliable bus service for customers.
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