Swarm's Buzzing with New Management Team
Due to the continued growth of Swarm across the East of England, Directors Chris and Robert are really pleased to announce the appointment of two new senior managers to the team. Carl Long and Lucy Martin have both joined to take Swarm to the next level and accelerate Swarms momentum across the UK.
Carl Long has been appointed as Commercial Manager of Swarm and will be leading a new Commercial team in developing relationships with businesses and stakeholders across the East of England.
Carl brings with him a wealth of experience in business development growth and is looking forward to the challenge ahead. He comments,
“Having witnessed the very positive results of the Swarm method for both the employer and employee, I was very keen to join the team to use my enterprise experience to help expand our offerings geographically and the services provided.”
Along with Carl, Lucy Martin has been appointed as Area Manager of Swarm and will be overseeing the operational arm of the business for the East of England, as well as managing the Swarm Futures project.
Lucy has extensive experience in the education sector supporting young people to overcome challenges in their learning journey and joined the team earlier on in the year to lead on Swarm Futures project.
“These are exciting times to be with Swarm as we are continuing to grow and expand our services to really stand out from the crowd. The team and I are focusing on developing our strong relationships with customers, so we can offer an even more personal approach to recruitment and post recruitment care. I am very pleased to be on board and looking forward to the journey ahead.” Lucy Martin ,Area Manager
Both have been appointed to assist Founder Robert Ashton and Managing Director Chris Perry in taking Swarm’s unique and innovative concept in Apprenticeship training across the UK.
“With the appointment of our two new Senior Managers, Swarm has entered into an exciting new stage of its development as a fast growth social business. From our humble beginnings back in 2013, this really marks a turning point in our campaign to challenge the traditional approach to apprenticeships and focus training on developing skills that enable apprentices to deliver real business impact and growth.” Chris Perry, Managing Director.