On the move: the latest East Midlands hires

Charlotte Lappin

Nottingham-based Retail Assist has hired Charlotte Lappin as its new learning and development manager.

In the newly-created role, Lappin will be focused on training and developing staff on Retail Assist’s Help Desk, as well as wider staff development.

Rae Hayward, head of people, said: “I am thrilled to welcome Charlotte as our new learning and development manager. Having previously worked at the University of Nottingham’s student union as the learning and development co-ordinator, she brings with her a wealth of experience and enthusiasm, and is already an asset to our team.

“After a period of substantial growth, we want to continue our success whilst also developing our colleagues to encourage the potential for personal growth. We’re excited to see where Charlotte develops this role and what further success we will achieve through working together.”

Lappin said: “When I saw the role at Retail Assist, I knew it would be the perfect opportunity to knit together various parts of my skillset and experience. I’m naturally a people helper and I’m excited to look at the opportunities to develop our people in a wider sense.”

Pierce Robson

Leicester-based EverythingBranded has promoted Pierce Robson to head of design.

Robson is promoted from his previous role as designer.

He said: “I’m grateful that I have been given the opportunity to become head of design in a company that continues to grow year on year, it’s a really exciting time to be part of this company.

“It’s also a great feeling to work for a company who nurtures its staff and wants to see you progress with them.

“My focus within my new role is making the design process in general a lot easier for all parties involved, by altering and improving elements of our design process and how we deal with requested work, I believe we can make an even better customer experience.”

Paul Rowlett, chief executive and founder of EverythingBranded, said: “We’re thrilled to have Pierce as our Head of Design, a truly deserved internal promotion. His experience and knowledge of design will benefit EverythingBranded enormously. We can’t always promote from within, but we are dedicated to helping our employees grow and achieve their full potential within the company whenever we can, and with Pierce, this is a perfect example of that.”