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New director appointed as Brightwave expands

Brighton, UKLearning NewsBrightwave Group

Highly experienced training technology expert, Ashley Wheaton, joins Brightwave as group sales director following new contract wins from Pfizer, The Body Shop, the BBC and AAT.

E-learning development company of the year, Brightwave, welcomes Ashley Wheaton to its management team as group sales director. Ashley brings a wealth of technology based training expertise having previously run training technology business, InfoBasis (sold to and before that as director of global learning services at Microsoft.

Ashley will help to drive Brightwave's future expansion and further enforce the company’s growing reputation for delivering high quality and high impact e-learning solutions. He will build on the company’s leading bespoke e-learning programmes and oversee the growth of the company’s new ready-to-use learning and performance services, such as LiveTime Learning, the interactive live online training channel and the Local Government E-Learning Service.

“I’m very excited to be joining one of e-learning’s most successful companies at such a key time,” said Wheaton. “Brightwave has an exceptional reputation for delivery high quality e-learning and I believe that with the expertise we have throughout the company, we will be able to raise the bar even higher for the e-learning sector.”

This appointment comes at the end of the company’s most successful quarter to date in which Brightwave has been awarded contracts to develop new engaging and bespoke training programmes for the likes of Pfizer, The Body Shop, AAT and the BBC.

Charles Gould, Brightwave's MD added: “We’re delighted that Ashley is joining the Brightwave team to support and oversee our ambitious growth plans. He understands the needs of a fast growing e-learning agency and also appreciates the challenges facing our clients and their requirement for quality solutions that centre on the learning experience and deliver a genuine return-on-investment.”