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Brighton, East Sussex, United Kingdom, 2008/04/29 - Futuremedia Learning, a leading e-learning provider and a division of Futuremedia plc (OTCBB: FMDAY), announced today that it has strengthened its e-learning team with key new appointments as part of its drive to provide the best service to clients.
Craig Jarvis, previously with KnowledgePool and Reed, has joined in the capacity of Business Development Director to head up the business development and account management functions. Craig will be directly responsible for sales strategy, new business and the ongoing relationship management of Futuremedia Learning’s client portfolio.
Craig has over 15 years of experience in e-learning across a range of industries including financial services, telecommunications, and the public sector. Craig said, “I am delighted to be joining Futuremedia Learning at this exciting time in its development and look forward to working with both its staff and clients to grow the business and to help spread the effective use of learning technologies.”
John Helmer, an experienced marketer specialising in digital industries, and a leading figure in the UK e-learning industry, has been retained to guide Futuremedia Learning’s marketing strategy. John has worked at a senior level with some of the UK’s leading names in e-learning including Epic, Ufi, Kineo, Learning Light, Academy Internet and Capita Learning Solutions, and will bring his extensive experience to bear in helping to develop the Company’s offering and its communications with the market.
Dorian Rogers has joined as Programme Manager from Epic, where he worked on many significant e-learning and web communications projects, bringing with him a wealth of project management experience. Dorian’s role will be central in the introduction of a team-based structure, which is part of a new initiative to re-engineer all Futuremedia Learning’s processes around customer service.
Andy Costello has joined as Senior Learning Designer, also from Epic. Andy’s flair and extensive instructional design experience will further increase the strength of a team which has already won praise for its distinctive, creative approach. Additionally, Laura Pryor has joined as Learning Designer and was formerly with Epic.
Andrea Miles, Managing Director of Futuremedia Learning, commented, “The quality of our people is the quality of our business. I’m delighted to welcome Craig, John, Dorian, Andy and Laura to Futuremedia Learning. Not only do they have great background and experience, they also have that all-important passion for learning we look for in every one of our employees. These appointments show that Futuremedia Learning continues to attract some of the brightest talent in e-learning to work on innovative and creative learning solutions that deliver great value for our clients.”
Futuremedia plc (futuremedia.co.uk) is a global media company providing online learning, design, exhibition and event services to public and private sector organizations. Established in 1982, Futuremedia helps its clients to communicate their values, product and brand information to employees, customers and industry, and believes that learning is a key component in the communication mix. Futuremedia divisions are Futuremedia Learning and Button Group. Button has been providing design, exhibition and event services around the world for more than 30 years.