Harrington Brooks appoints finance director
Beamish will have board level responsibility for financial planning, reporting and the management of financial risks.
Beamish has over 20 years of experience working in finance. She joins Harrington Brooks from LBM Direct Marketing Limited where, as Finance Director, she led and developed the commercial finance team. During her eight years there she led contract negotiations, cost saving projects and re-financing initiatives, and managed key external relationships. During 2012-13 she also played a leading role in selling the private equity backed business to an international trade buyer.
Prior to this she worked as group financial controller at Lookers plc. She has also worked at NES Group Limited and Latham Crossley and Davis. Nicola has an MBA from Manchester Business School and she is a member of the Chartered Association of Certified Accountants.
Matthew Cheetham, CEO of Harrington Brooks, said, “I am delighted to welcome Nicola to Harrington Brooks. She brings with her a great depth of knowledge and experience in driving value in companies, and her strong analytical skills will prove invaluable in helping to shape our strategic thinking. We look forward to Nicola playing a key role at Harrington Brooks.”
Commenting on her appointment, Beamish said, “I am excited to be joining Harrington Brooks and building on the work that it is doing to help consumers to manage their debts. In recent years Harrington Brooks has risen to be the leading debt management provider, and I look forward to playing a part in its continued success.”