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Who, what, where – a comprehensive appointments section keeping you abreast of all the movements within the business community. THE LATEST JOBS NEWS FROM THE ISLE OF MAN BUSINESS COMMUNITY Sure appoints new head of sales in the Isle of Man Local telecoms company Sure has appointed Dee McLoughlin as head of enterprise sales. Dee is responsible for leading and managing Sure’s recently expanded business team of six account directors, looking after the company’s enterprise and SME customers. Sure has enjoyed double digit growth via its investment in not only its team but also in new technologies and infrastructure, which enables the delivery of a wide and diverse product portfolio to its customers. These services include: broadband, fixed voice lines, data centre, professional technical design and implementation, cloud computing, private circuits, telephone systems and security solutions to both corporate and public sector clients. With ten years’ experience in business development and sales, Dee joins Sure with extensive knowledge of the Isle of Man business market, technology and sales. “Sure has invested considerably in the Isle of Man with the launch of its own fibre network and the range of business services it now provides on the island. It’s an exciting time to be joining the business as it continues to grow and drive real competition on the island,” said Dee. Jon McCulloch, group sales director, said: “We’re thrilled to have Dee lead the enterprise sales team. Her experience in sales management in the local market and her understanding of today’s technologies made Dee a great fit for our business and our customers. I’m looking forward to working closely with Dee in our constant drive to offer an exceptional customer experience, coupled with services that best meet our customers’ needs.” Mike Phillips, chief executive of Sure Isle of Man, said: “I’m delighted that Dee has joined the Sure family to not only lead our enterprise sales team but also play an active and crucial role in supporting our customers and developing our business further.” New Senior Account Manager Appointment PDMS has appointed a new Senior Account Manager on the Isle of Man, Richard Fletcher.  Richard will be working with PDMS’ customers on the Island, enhancing the focus and attention that PDMS places on customer service and demonstrating the company’s commitment to developing long term partnerships. 28 | Richard has a significant track record in business development with over thirty years’ experience in sales and account management in the local telecommunications sector.   Richard has an impressive CV and during a long and successful career with Manx Telecom held positions including Head of Enterprise Sales and Public Sector Senior Account Manager. Working with the wider technical team, Richard will be ensuring that PDMS delivers excellent business value to our customers through the technology solutions and services PDMS provide to them.  Chris Gledhill, PDMS Managing Director commented: “Richard brings with him a wealth of account management experience and a is a natural fit for PDMS. We are delighted that Richard has joined us to help contribute to our continued growth and to build high quality customer relationships in our local market”. Richard Fletched added: “I’m very happy to have the opportunity to join PDMS. With twenty-five years in business and consistent incremental growth, PDMS has a great reputation.  I’m looking forward to engaging with our local customer base, both existing and new.” Richard has also recently been appointed as a Non-Executive Director to the Isle of Man Government Visit Agency, with responsibility for events and conferences.  Outside of work, Richard is also well known in the local sporting community and, a keen cyclist, he is Chairman of the IOM Cycling Association. MannVend continues to invest in people to support business growth MannVend recently welcomed Tori Smithies as Service Centre Co-Ordinator, and Daniel Amphlett as New Business Executive. Tori is now the first point of contact for customers who have queries regarding equipment supplied by MannVend – which includes vending machines, espresso coffee machines, and water coolers – and co-ordinates daily tasks for engineers to ensure that customers are kept up to date with installations. MannVend offers service support seven days a week using real-time voicemail messaging and satellite tracking to ensure a speedy response. Daniel is