The Investment Promotion Agency, Marketing Derby Ltd, has extended its Board of Directors with four key new appointments.
Howard Ebison, Commercial Director at East Midlands Airport, Yvonne Gorman, Owner of Essential Print Services, Cllr Chris Poulter, Leader of Derby City Council and Mo Suleman, Director of Resources at Derby Museums Trust have joined as non-executive directors.
The board represents a wide wealth of knowledge and provides Marketing Derby with governance and strategic oversight to support their mission in raising Derby’s profile with investors to attract jobs and investment. To date over 4,500 jobs and £300m of investment has been attributed to the company’s activities which include their iconic Embassy events and innovations such as the London Ambassadors Club.
All of the board members share a passion for the economic development of the area, representing Bondholders and supporting Marketing Derby in upholding their company values of being pro-active, making a difference and thinking Derby and Derbyshire first.
Chairman of the board Bob Betts commented: “These are four very important appointments bringing vital experience and new perspectives from sectors critical to our future well-being. They join a tremendous board of enthusiastic ambassadors for the area, with delivery supported by a fantastic executive team.”