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Huntswood appoints Thomas as sales director

Huntswood, has appointed Dan Thomas as sales director.

Huntswood has operations across Reading, London, Manchester and Glasgow. It provides a range of consulting and customer services solutions, specialising in regulation and risk, performance consulting, training and business process outsourcing.

Thomas has been appointed to support the rapid growth of the organisation.

He says: In a relatively short space of time Huntswood has built an enviable position within its chosen markets and this is largely due to the quality and consistency of its delivery.

“I am hugely excited at the prospect of building upon this solid foundation and enhancing the way in which Huntswood works with its clients and ensuring that their experience of us is always second-to-none.

David Brownlow, chief executive of Huntswood, says: Securing Dans talent into the business is the next step in our growth and development. Not only will he help transform our sales proposition but he will work with me at board level to initiate strategy.

Thomas was previously at Management Consulting Group (Proudfoot Consulting) culminating as head of UK, Ireland and Northern Europe. Prior to this he held strategic and sales roles at Dell, KPMG and KPMG Consulting.

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