A QUARTET of exporting experts has joined UK Trade and Investment's team of international trade advisers. Geoff Charlesworth of Ripon and Guisborough man Stephen Muir join Willem van Hoorn and Bob Beresford to help Teesside companies develop international trade strategies and win new business abroad.
SIMON CATTERALL, solicitor and partner in law firm Jacksons, has been elected president of the Tees Valley Law Society for 2008/9.
Simon has been a committee member of the Society as well as its public relations officer for several years.
TOWERGATE Risk Solutions has promoted experienced insurance broker, Adrienne Robinson, to new business executive at its Thornaby office. An Associate of the Chartered Insurance Institute, Adrienne has more than 25 years experience of the insurance industry and will be responsible for developing the company's presence in this sector across the Tees Valley and North Yorkshire.
YARM woman Jane Wellington has joined PR firm O Communications as account manager after returning to the area from Leeds. In her new role, Jane will handle PR for key clients including space architecture and Fone Logistics.
EXPERTS: Bob Beresford, Stephen Muir, Willem van Hoorn and Geoff Charlesworth