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Peter Phillipson Joins Employability and Skills Group as Chairman


Work skills development specialist the Employability and Skills Group (esg) has recruited entertainment sector specialist Peter Phillipson as Non-Executive Group Chairman with immediate effect.

Sheffield, United Kingdom, March 17, 2010 --(PR.com)-- Peter joins esg following roles including Non-Executive Chairman of Merlin Entertainments Group and Chief Executive of The Tussauds Group prior to its acquisition in March 2007. Peter has also spent seven years as Non-Executive Director of SAGA Group.

Adrian Holmes, Group Chief Executive Officer, esg, says: “I am delighted to welcome Peter on board. This is a major coup for esg. Peter’s enviable reputation is reflected in his track record of success with Merlin Entertainment, which owns visitor attractions including Alton Towers, Madame Tussauds and the London Eye.

“We are looking forward to reaping the benefits of Peter’s proven experience of growing businesses and developing strong brands. This is exciting news for us all at esg.”

Peter Phillipson adds: “I was attracted to the challenge facing the sector in which esg competes. These are testing times for the UK economy. The inspirational skills and employability work that esg is delivering to communities and individuals across the country is equipping those seeking to contribute positively to the economy with the skills that employers require. I look forward to a successful relationship and helping esg realise its full potential.”

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Clive Purcell
01159101500
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