People: Pall-Ex; Provantage

Sue Buchanan

Pall-Ex has appointed Sue Buchanan as its new international network director.

Buchanan, who has worked for Pall-Ex for seven and a half years, was previously UK network director at the East Midlands-based logistics business.

She said: “I am delighted to be helping Pall-Ex drive growth internationally. With the initial challenges of Brexit subsiding and travel now starting to open up, we can really build our presence with partners across the globe.

“The knowledge I bring in logistics from the UK is invaluable when looking at developing and nurturing new global markets. My aim is to increase shareholder value through our knowledge, marketing support and IT, such as the MyNexus platform, globally.”

Mark Steel, Pall-Ex’s managing director – international business units, added: “We have a proven business model in Europe and have already enjoyed wider growth internationally. Sue’s promotion will help take the business into the next development phase, kick starting growth within new, international areas.”

Lorna Marshall

Boutique corporate finance firm Provantage has appointed a new chartered accountant.

Lorna Marshall, who has worked with clients in a range of sectors including technology, healthcare and business services, brings seven years’ experience to the Nottingham-based company.

She said: “I am thrilled to join the Provantage team, excited to embrace the new challenges ahead and be part of such a dynamic, supportive and exciting environment. I’m eager to contribute to delivering the best possible outcomes and experiences for our clients.”