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Local Award Winning Recruitment Business Appoints Finance Director

Cummins Mellor Group
Cummins Mellor Group Managing Director, Michelle Mellor with newly appointed Finance Director, Simon Dickinson

Accrington based Cummins Mellor Group has appointed Simon Dickinson as Finance Director from April 1st 2017.

Simon originally joined the award winning recruitment and safeguarding business in August 2015 as Head of Finance after completing 8 years at Pierce Chartered Accountants in Blackburn.

Currently living in Altham, Simon studied for a degree at Manchester Metropolitan University and completed his professional qualification at BPP in Manchester.

Since making the transition from practice to industry and joining the Cummins Mellor Group, Chartered Certified Accountant, Simon has demonstrated desire to achieve, ambition and professionalism which have seen him rewarded with a Directorship.

Commenting on the appointment, Cummins Mellor Group Managing Director Michelle Mellor said; “Simon’s appointment has been transformational for the financial position of the Company, his direct team as well as the Senior Leadership Team. His high levels of integrity fit right into our culture and values and make him a true leader.

The Board are delighted with his appointment as Group Finance Director and he will be instrumental in the continued growth of the organisation across our national and local market places as he provides financial leadership to the business strategy and its people.”

Simon commented on his appointment saying; “I am delighted to accept the role of Finance Director for the Cummins Mellor Group. The opportunity to work closely with the board of directors, in particularly Richard and Michelle Mellor on a strategic level was a major attraction. The company is full of talented people who share the same values and vision. The new role comes with added responsibility, but ultimately this is added opportunity.

It was an easy decision.”

Andrew Mann
After 34 years working in numerous operational and communications disciplines for three FTSE companies (Yorkshire Electricity; Meggitt and BAE Systems), at over a dozen locations, on 24 November 2016, I became the inaugural editor of Business Lancashire. Business Lancashire is a good news, Lancashire focused, business website and daily newsletter. It is a partnership between The Samuel James Group and the North and Western Lancashire Chamber of Commerce. Over the years, I have written hundreds of press releases, features for trade magazines, copy for websites and brochures, edited in-house magazines and newsletters, as well as presenting a radio programme on Chorley FM. This experience has given me the ideal background for editing Business Lancashire.