Individuals: The Very Group; Six & Movement; DTM Authorized; HBD; Caddick Building; Davis Clean Furniss

The Very Group, the Liverpool on-line retailer which operates multicategory digital retailers Very and Littlewoods, has appointed Jessica Myers as chief advertising officer (CMO). She is going to begin the position on October 3, 2022.

Jessica joins Very from Metro Financial institution, the place she constructed and led the corporate’s first ever model and advertising perform and was a member of the chief committee. Having joined in 2019, Jessica formed Metro Financial institution’s model technique, constructed transformational advertising capabilities and invested in model and advertising communications that accelerated the corporate’s development as a UK challenger financial institution.

Previous to Metro Financial institution, Jessica spent 5 years heading NatWest Group’s model group with accountability throughout its 10 portfolio manufacturers, together with RBS, NatWest, Royal Financial institution, Coutts and Ulster Financial institution. Previous to this, she held a lot of advertising and model positions at Commonwealth Financial institution of Australia in Sydney and held roles at American Categorical.

In 2021, she was recognised in Advertising and marketing Week’s prime 100 handiest entrepreneurs within the UK and chosen for a 2022 EMEA Fellowship for The Advertising and marketing Academy.

At Very, Jessica will lead a group of individuals throughout model, advertising, public relations and artistic to proceed to successfully place the digital retailer as an internet vacation spot of selection for UK and Irish households.

Robbie Feather, managing director, retail at The Very Group, stated: “Jessica is a considerate, industrial and impactful marketer and chief, with deep shopper expertise. She’s precisely the appropriate individual to steer our advertising group at a time when UK households are more and more on the look out for the comfort, flexibility and worth Very supplies.”

Jessica Myers stated: “It’s a unbelievable time to hitch Very, which has develop into some of the recognisable digital retailers within the UK lately. I can’t wait to fulfill the group and begin making a distinction for Very and our clients.”


Six & Movement, the Manchester-based development company, has introduced 5 new appointments throughout the enterprise.

The primary new starter is Victor Skenjana who has been appointed as a digital undertaking supervisor. Victor joins Six & Movement from FirstGroup and can concentrate on the supply of HubSpot options for a roster of devoted purchasers.

Tessa Gonnella and Rethabile Motsoari have each joined as buyer success managers. Their roles will see them overseeing the graceful working of initiatives in addition to managing shopper relationships and inner supply updates. For the previous 11 years Tessa has labored as a product developer and coordinator for manufacturers together with Paul Smith, Burberry and Varley, while Rethabile’s earlier employers embody Aramex and P&G.

Victor Skenjana

The company’s latest options architect is Tamara Rogers. She will probably be working within the agency’s methods pod and can assist the constructing of bespoke HubSpot options. Tamara has joined Six & Movement from RFEA – The Forces Employment Charity. Previous to that she was CRM advertising undertaking lead at Birmingham Metropolis College.

Lauren Davidse has joined as a development guide and will probably be chargeable for the launch and administration of latest shopper campaigns, the supply of constantly top quality content material, and the event and supply of inbound advertising methods. Lauren spent a decade in monetary and credit score analytics inside company banking sector, earlier than transferring into start-ups, scale-ups and development incubators of corporates working inside the fintech and SaaS house.

Over the previous seven years, she has labored with Truevo, Zebu Digital, Bitcoin Occasions and Revix. She has additionally held numerous guide roles.

Lauren stated: “I knew that Six & Movement was the appropriate transfer for me as it’s 100% folks targeted – each by way of the way it works with purchasers and the way it treats its personal group.”

Wealthy Wooden, managing director of Six & Movement, stated: “This newest consumption of latest starters are all unbelievable additions to the enterprise. They convey with them a broad vary of expertise and experiences that can construct on experience and improve our providing.”


DTM Authorized’s prime tier dispute decision group has grown once more with the latest appointment of Anna Salisbury who has joined the group from Jackson Lees.

Anna has intensive expertise in advising companies and excessive web value people in contractual disputes, debt restoration, skilled negligence claims and industrial disputes.

Anna Salisbury with Jim Morris and Kate Roberts

As a senior affiliate Anna will assist the subsequent stage of development within the Liverpool group. She stated: “I’m excited to hitch the DTM Authorized group and be a part of the expansion plans. It’s nice to be a part of a dynamic agency that’s ahead targeted. Liverpool is buzzing in the intervening time and there’s numerous fascinating work.”

Kate Roberts, head of Liverpool, stated: “Anna brings a wealth of business and insolvency expertise to the group and he or she will probably be an amazing asset going ahead.”

Jim Morris, head of dispute decision, stated: “We have now been rising our Liverpool group and specialisms throughout the agency very efficiently up to now few years and our dispute decision group has a robust status throughout the area. Anna will bolster our degree of service and experience and will probably be concerned in a variety of labor to assist our purchasers throughout Liverpool and the North West.”


Developer HBD has appointed Chris Stalker as director as its residential and concrete regeneration pipeline continues to develop.

Chris joins the enterprise after virtually six years main on Manchester’s £250m mixed-use Kampus scheme, a three way partnership undertaking between HBD and Capital&Centric, which accomplished in September 2020.

Previous to Kampus he held roles with a number of massive title property corporations together with Arup and City Splash, the place an 11-year stint noticed him play a key position on the supply of a number of of the developer’s most excessive profile schemes – Castlefield in Manchester, New Islington, and Sheffield’s Park Hill.

Whereas based mostly in HBD’s Manchester workplace, his new position will see him advise on schemes throughout the nation.

Chris Stalker

HBD has seven workplaces throughout the UK and focuses on three key sectors: Residential, city regeneration and industrial and logistics. Its present schemes embody the Golden Valley regeneration scheme in Cheltenham, Setl in Birmingham and the proposed Mabgate Yard in Leeds.

Chris stated: “I’ve labored with HBD for a number of years as we introduced Kampus ahead from idea to actuality – it was a large undertaking that I’m actually happy with. HBD are engaged on some actually thrilling schemes that embody a whole lot of the weather I’m involved in so I’m actually trying ahead to getting began on these new challenges.”

Adam Brady, govt director at HBD, stated: “Residential and concrete regeneration is a significant focus for us and bringing Chris on board is a key a part of that technique – he brings years’ of expertise delivering all these initiatives and his instinctive really feel for excellent place making and the weather that make a scheme particular will probably be an enormous asset.”


Caddick Building has appointed Paul Dodsworth as the brand new managing director. Caddick and its subsidiaries kind the development division of Caddick Group and Paul will probably be head of all building firms.

Paul, who joins from Wates Group the place he was regional managing director North, is tasked with persevering with Caddick Building’s imaginative and prescient for strategic geographical and sustainable development throughout its divisions.

He brings with him greater than 40 years’ expertise throughout the development sector and was credited with main and rising Wates’s Northern Division, which is now recognised as one of many strongest within the Wates Group.

Andrew Murray, govt chairman of Caddick Building, welcomed Paul, saying: “His arms on strategy will strengthen the enterprise and all of us look ahead to working with him. Paul replaces Adrian Dobson who has retired after virtually 23 years on the board.

Paul Dodsworth

“Adrian held the managing director place from 2019, he has been a key member of our board serving to to information the robust development of the corporate to develop into one of many main and largest impartial contractors within the North of England. He will probably be sadly missed however we want him properly in his retirement and thank him for his large contribution since becoming a member of us in 1999.”

Caddick Building is planning to develop its areas of operation and improve its exercise within the residential sector. It’s going to additionally assist the expansion of Casa by Moda by delivering the development of Moda Dwelling’s single household residence model, alongside different key initiatives throughout Yorkshire, North East and North West.

Paul Dodsworth stated: “That is an incredible alternative and I’m trying ahead to being a part of the Caddick group that has loved a lot success over latest years. I’m notably excited by the alternatives at present being offered in each the residential and logistic markets. I’m trying ahead to becoming a member of on the first August 2022.”


Davis Clean Furniss, the Manchester and Glossop-based legislation agency, is additional strengthening its industrial property division following the announcement that Rosie Korcz has joined as a associate.

Rosie began her profession at Davis Clean Furniss however moved to JMW after which to Panonne Company the place she acted for a variety of builders and banks in addition to participating in all areas of business actual property.

Rosie Korcz

Her determination to return will see her primarily concentrate on rising the agency’s lending and improvement work. She may even be working carefully with Richard Hamilton – associate and head of property – on the working of the group.

Rosie stated: “Davis Clean Furniss is an extremely inclusive agency that’s dedicated to delivering for its purchasers at each stage. That strategy, together with its supportive tradition shines by so I’m delighted to be again as I do know it’s the excellent place for me to step into the subsequent stage of my profession.”

Richard Hamilton stated: “Rosie is a gifted and tenacious industrial property lawyer so it’s unbelievable that she has returned to the agency. Her expertise is already including worth and I’m trying ahead to seeing her profession flourish over the approaching years.”

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