Movers & Shakers: March 2018

A summary of some of March's key appointments, hires and promotions from across England, Scotland and Wales so far.

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London & the South

Albion Capital strengthens tech team with three new hires

Albion Capital, the independent investment manager, has added three new recruits to its technology team as part of its strategic expansion in the sector.

Catriona McDonald and Nadine Torbey have joined the firm to help with tech investments from Albion’s VCT portfolios. Tanel Ozdemir has also joined the investment team at Albion Capital as an analyst on the UCL Technology Fund.


Gatwick appoints two new directors to its board

London Gatwick has announced that Lesley Hall has been appointed to the position of environment, health and safety director (EHS), while Bronwen Jones has been promoted to development director. 


PwC appoints chief experience officer

PwC has hired Roger Gagnon to the newly created role of chief experience officer (CXO) in its consulting practice, to evolve the firm’s approach to business transformation by bringing in experience strategy, design, and user experience (UX) capabilities.


Experienced entrepreneur joins Frog Capital

Shirin Dehghan, one of the most successful European female entrepreneurs of recent years, is joining the scale-up focused tech VC, Frog Capital as partner on the investment team.


Former ZPG chair joins JustEat board

Just Eat, a global marketplace for takeaway food delivery, has appointed Mike Evans to the role of non-executive chairman, with effect from 26 April, 2018.


Lisa Ashworth joins JournoLink board

Transformational growth expert Lisa Ashworth has joined JournoLink as a non-executive director after a nine-year stint heading up PR Newswire’s EMEA and India business.


Aldermore appoints head of commercial mortgages

Aldermore, the specialist bank, has announced the appointment of Caroline Luxmore as head of commercial mortgages, a newly created role within the bank’s business finance division.

New managing partner at Lester Aldridge

Matthew Barrow has been named as the new managing partner of Hampshire law firm Lester Aldridge and will take the helm on 1 May.


Ford's Bridgend plant appoints new plant manager

Wallace Yearwood has been appointed Ford Bridgend engine plant manager, replacing Ian Pearson, who departs to become Craiova plant site director and president of Ford of Romania board of directors.


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