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Assurance services provider, Pentagon Assurance has further strengthened its team with the appointment of a sales and marketing manager.

Nicola Halse joins Pentagon Assurance with more than 20 years’ industry experience. Nicola, who holds an HNC Business Management, has previously held the roles of marketing and business development manager, business development executive and most recently marketing manager at Impeller Assurance and Resilience Ltd.

In her role as sales and marketing manager, Nicola will be responsible for developing and delivering the company’s sales and marketing strategy which includes managing the growth of the brand, further developing the company’s website and online presence and building on her extensive North East network to increase the company’s exposure and sales.

Based in South Shields, Tyne and Wear, Pentagon Assurance provides risk management services across the fields of health and safety, quality and project management including accredited and bespoke training.

Barry Cooper, director at Pentagon Assurance, said: “This is an exciting time of growth for Pentagon Assurance, as well as strengthening our team we are also expanding our training services to include safety training in line with our growing client requirements. The fact that we are able to be so reactive to our clients’ needs is reflective of our bespoke and customer-centric approach.

“Nicola brings with her a breadth of industry experience and I am confident that she will prove an invaluable asset to the company – it is a pleasure to welcome her to the team.”

Commenting on her appointment, Nicola Halse, sales and marketing manager for Pentagon Assurance, said: “Pentagon Assurance is renowned for the high calibre assurance services it provides its clients and I am looking forward to utilising my expertise to further raise its profile on both a regional and national scale.

“There is a great culture at Pentagon Assurance and I am delighted to join the team and to be working with my colleagues to build on the company’s current model to bolster further growth.”

Pentagon Assurance works nationwide as a trusted partner for assurance services to companies within the engineering, manufacturing, energy and construction industries.

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