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This week's Yorkshire appointments

Steven Harrison, iSource Group

Leeds-based iSource Group has appointed a new recruitment consultant to the business further supporting its planned and strategic growth.

With previous experience of working within the permanent credit risk recruitment for UK banks, lenders and consultancies, Steven Harrison has joined the company to focus on the credit risk and analytics market both across Yorkshire and the UK.

Steven said: “I’m really excited to get involved in planning and hosting events for analytics professionals. This isn’t something I have had the opportunity to do in my previous role, so it gives me a new string to add to my bow.

“The team I am working with and the wider business have already been extremely welcoming, and I am surrounded by people that are high performing which gives me the chance to work in a progressive organisation and to push forward with my career.”

Richard Hampshire, LHL Group

Regional building and property consultant LHL Group has appointed a new managing director.

Richard Hampshire, formerly finance director, succeeds John Denton, who became managing director in 2010 and is now chairman of the York-based business, which has four offices in the region.

Richard, a fellow of the RICS and Chartered Association of Building Engineers, joined the company as a building and architectural technician when it was Lightly & Lightly, in Coney Street, York, in 1986.

His construction industry experience has covered a diverse range of projects working in the residential, agricultural, industrial, and commercial sectors.

He said: “It is an honour to follow in the footsteps of people of the calibre of my predecessors.

“Having worked in many different roles in all the LHL Group offices, I have made contact with lots of fellow professionals and gained a valuable insight into how different aspects of the property industry operate…

“I will take the best of this to continue to develop LHL Group and our talented staff.”

Andrew Maitland, Begbies Traynor

Andrew Maitland has joined Begbies Traynor as it continues to grow its presence across the Humber region and North Lincolnshire.

With seven years of experience working for accountants and insolvency practitioners, Andrew takes up the position of senior insolvency administrator with Begbies Traynor.

In his new role, he will be based at the firm’s offices in Hull and Scunthorpe and will assist the management team with all aspects of corporate and personal insolvency cases.

Andrew Mackenzie, partner for Begbies Traynor in Yorkshire, said: “Having been active in the Humber region for many years, we have built a reputation as the leading independent rescue, recovery and advisory firm across the county and beyond.

“With demand for our services continuing to grow, we are recruiting more insolvency specialists and Andrew will be a valuable addition to the team.”

Mark Davison, James Heal

Mark Davison has joined Halifax-based engineering firm James Heal as service and support business unit manager.

The appointment is the second time Mr Davison has worked at James Heal, a designer and manufacturer of precision testing equipment and support services in the global textile industry.

Mr Davison, 50, first joined James Heal in 2010 as service and calibration manager. Prior to this, he spent 23 years at Bradford-based Turnbridge Engineering after starting an engineering apprenticeship aged 17.

In his new role since re-joining James Heal, Mr Davison will lead a team of specialist engineers in the service and support team, providing help and calibration to customers across the world.

He said: “James Heal has been at the forefront of textile innovation for many years and is truly an international player.

“Innovation cannot be underestimated and is the main driver behind successfully competing on the world stage.

“This was a key factor in influencing my decision to return. I’m very proud to work for a UK manufacturing company which competes on a global scale.”

Amy Millson, Hill Dickinson

Commercial law firm Hill Dickinson has appointed legal director Amy Millson to its expanding health practice.

Amy will be based in the firm’s Leeds office. She brings a wealth of experience to the role, having previously worked in Capsticks’ Leeds office and prior to this, for DAC Beachcroft.

Speaking on behalf of Amy’s appointment, Rob McGough said: “Amy’s arrival marks an exciting time for us as we further build on our presence in Leeds.

“Her skill set will enhance our existing offering and her understanding of the challenges faced by clients makes her a real asset to the team.”

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