Manchester Digital reveals council election winners
Manchester Digital, the trade body for digital business in the North West, has announced the winners of its council elections.
Five new council members - Alison Ross (Autotrader), Gemma Cameron (Hack Manchester), Richard Gregory (freelance), Simon Wharton (PushON) and Vikas Shah (Swiscot) - were elected, with one - Chris Marsh of UKFast - re-elected.
A total of 18 candidates stood this year, with six slots available on the 12-strong council. Members are elected for a two-year period.
Katie Gallagher, managing director of Manchester Digital, said: "These are exciting times as we welcome the new council. It's great to see such a diverse mix of people and backgrounds joining us.
"We'd like to thank all the candidates for standing and for supporting their trade association."