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Learning platform vendor 5App sets the stage for scaling with key hires

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Learning and communications platform vendor 5App, this week made further moves to strengthen its team for growth by hiring additional product design and business development expertise. Product and UX design expert Jim Banks is now 5App’s Head of Design, and learning industry sales specialist Bekah Ashworth has joined as Business Development Manager.

With more than 10 years’ experience designing products for web and mobile, Jim’s role is to oversee product design at 5App. Jim brings learning technology expertise, and product design discipline and vision, having worked previously for Fuse and Code Worldwide (Rapp Group).

Jim said: “I’m looking forward to working with the team at 5App and relish the challenge of overseeing the evolution of the product.”

Bekah’s role as Business Development Manager is to accelerate the growth of 5App’s direct sales channel. She brings experience of solid sales performances across her most recent stints at both CrossKnowledge and Navex Global.

Bekah commented: “The 5App Hub is an awesome product! I’m really excited to be joining the company at such a pivotal moment in its journey.”

The 5App Hub is a cloud-based, rapidly deployed and easy to use learning and communications platform that delivers an exemplary employee experience. Jim and Bekah were onboarded to the company using the 5App Hub, a smooth and successful process that is testament to the Hub’s strengths of driving employee engagement and learning culture, even in remote working environments.

Stuart Mason, 5App CEO said “We’re delighted to be building the 5App team, and welcome Jim and Bekah. They bring valuable sector experience, product design vision and sales excellence and are fantastic additions to our growing team. Their appointments will help us to enhance and further develop the 5App Hub as a world class product, enabling more of our customers to provide an excellent employee experience through the changing landscape of work.