Appointments and Recruitment News

Read and discover the very latest business and commercial appointments with Prolific North. From new company directors, through to the introduction of new executives, find out all the latest recruitment and appointment news across the North including Leeds, Liverpool, Manchester and Sheffield.

Cheshire-based Travelsupermarket has appointed 3 people to its commercial team, plus made a series of internal promotions.

Led by the Cressida Sergeant, the company’s head of commercial and partnerships, the team has more than doubled from 4 to 9 full-time positions.

Radio City has announced the new line-up for its Breakfast Show as Dave Kelly moves over from Drive.

The appointment has taken some time, with Kelly’s new co-host Leanne Campbell having been announced in January.

Social Public Relations has appointed a third former SKV Communications staffer to its team.

Pete Wrathmell joins as account director and will be working at the Sale agency alongside directors John Quinton-Barber and Caty Cartwright.

Leeds-based market research company, ResearchBods has hired three new project managers as well as promoting two current members of staff. Tristan Varley joins as senior project manager while Stephen Palmer and Tiphaine Meslard-Hayot join as project managers.

Trinity Mirror has appointed Lynda Moyo as What’s On editor to lead the development of entertainment sections across its regional websites.

Leeds-based thebigword has appointed Kevin Anderson to a newly-created position of global marketing director. Kevin Anderson takes more than 20 years of marketing and product management experience to the translation and interpreting company, gained primarily in the business-to-business technology sector.

Liverpool branding agency USP Creative has appointed Paul Symes as its new head of digital.

Symes joins from Connect Group in Wolverhampton, where he was head of development. Prior to that he held a number of developer roles and worked on projects for brands including the BBC and Pearson.

Brian Aitken, the editor of the Newcastle Journal since 2003, has been appointed to a new regional role by Trinity Mirror.

He's to take up the position of regional business director at Trinity Mirror North East with immediate effect.

Manchester agency Tangerine PR has promoted Kate Burke and Anna Wilson to its senior management team.

Burke, who moves up to associate director, heads up a mix of clients including the New Atkins Nutritional Approach and GG Hospitality, Gary Neville and Ryan Giggs’ hospitality management company.

My Parcel Delivery has hired Oliver Digby from Virgin Media as its new customer service manager.

The online parcel delivery comparison website says the appointment, which comes weeks after securing a £1million investment, reflects its increased focus on customer service rather than "unsustainable" discounting.


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