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eLearning specialist EssentialSkillz expands UK team

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EssentialSkillz, a global leader in online training and compliance software, has expanded its Business Development team to support its continued growth in the UK & Ireland.

GDPR eLearning from EssentialSkillz
GDPR eLearning from EssentialSkillz 

The Chester-based UK arm of EssentialSkillz has welcomed Business Development Managers Leanne Brumfittand Hugh Owen to the team in recent months, which will help the company keep up with demand for its eLearning, compliance and risk assessment services.

Having previously worked at Parker Software, the UK leader in live chat software and business process automation, Leanne said of her new role: “I have been working in sales and account management for the last 10 years, focusing mostly on software automation solutions. Having the ability to understand and make business processes more cost and time-effective is where I excel.

I joined the team at EssentialSkillz after being introduced to its Learning Management System, O-LAS. This is an exciting opportunity to work within the eLearning industry. With automation of training and compliance being key features of the O-LAS software, I’m looking forward to introducing O-LAS to organisations to help them train their employees and make the management of risk assessments more streamlined”.

Hugh Owen brings 20 years of business development and account management expertise to the role and has forged long-term relationships with many clients, with customer service as his top priority.

A business graduate of the Manchester Metropolitan University and an associate member of the Chartered Institute of Marketing, Hugh said: “My experience combines the skills to create solutions for customers across a wide variety of industries and, with a strong track record in sales, I’m looking forward to contributing to the continued growth of EssentialSkillz.”

Julian Roberts, CEO of EssentialSkillz, said of the two new team members: “I’m pleased to welcome Leanne and Hugh to the team. It’s an exciting time at EssentialSkillz – we’re winning more large clients than ever before. This is due, not only to the quality of the software we offer, but to the high calibre of the sales and support staff we have in the business. Leanne and Hugh bring with them some excellent experience and will play a key part in sustaining our double-digit growth curve in 2017-18.”