On the move: the latest East Midlands hires

Amanda Strong and Katy Upton

Fortitude MSP, the Derby IT support provider, has hired Amanda Strong, the former owner of Mercia Image in the city.

As Fortitude MSP’s partner manager, Strong will promote the company’s services at various events across Derby.

Strong said: “After meeting with Katy Upton and Rob White, it became clear that Fortitude MSP shares the same core values I hold dear. Their commitment to providing quality IT support to businesses aligns perfectly with my mission to help organisations thrive in today’s ever changing technology sector”.

Katy Upton, managing director of Fortitude MSP, added: “Amanda’s impressive background and her dedication to supporting women in business were the qualities that truly attracted us to partner together. We understand the challenges that businesses face with their IT, and with Amanda’s expertise and guidance, we believe we can provide the best IT solutions and support to help businesses thrive whilst ensuring that businesses in Derby are getting the best value and service from their IT support.”

Law firm Browne Jacobson has hired Scott McKittrick as partner its private client team in Nottingham.


Scott McKittrick

trick joins the firm from Freeths, where he headed up the trusts, estates and tax team in its Nottingham office. He said: “The firm’s reputation for providing quality service is second to none, and I’m excited to contribute to its continued growth. I’m looking forward to getting stuck in with the team and help provide the best possible service to our clients.”

Lucy Worwood, partner at Browne Jacobson, said: “We are so happy to welcome Scott to our team. -. Scott’s appointment comes at a time of continued growth for our private client offering, and we are excited to have him on board to help us provide the best possible service to our clients. We look forward to working with him.”

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