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Webs strengthens board with two new directors

Jackie Bazeley and Renee Mascari

Jackie Bazeley and Renee Mascari

Webs Furniture Training in Beeston has strengthened its board with the appointment of two new directors.

Renee Mascari brings over 35 years industry experience and for the past 8 years has been CEO of the Kitchen Bathroom Bedroom (KBB) National Training Group where she has worked closely with Webs. Renee is also on the strategic board of the National School of Furniture and is a Freeman of the Worshipful Company of Furniture Makers.

“I’m delighted to be appointed to the board of Webs as they make a great contribution to the furniture industry in delivering high quality education and training. I am passionate about promoting and delivering apprenticeship schemes and as a cutting edge centre of excellence Webs can offer the very best in modern training facilities and I look forward to helping them achieve their aims and objectives,” said Renee.

Jackie Bazeley is also joining the board and has 13 years training focussed experience in the furniture industry and is currently Managing Director of the trade association, British Furniture Manufacturers (BFM). She is also Chairman of the Proskills Furniture Industry Board and also sits on the strategic Board of the National School of Furniture. Jackie is also Liveryman of the Worshipful Company of Furniture Makers and Freeman of the Worshipful Company of Upholders. She says, “I have worked with Webs throughout my time in the furniture industry and have seen them develop and strengthen; I am looking forward to contributing to the organisations continued success.”

Webs Furniture Training Ltd is a national provider of quality apprentice and adult training for the furniture and associated industries with learners working towards gaining City & Guilds and NVQ qualifications. The company has recently opened a new state of the art £2.2 million training facility which will provides high quality teaching space, offices and facilities for the 14 staff and 200 learners.

Peter Sisson, Director at Webs said; “Having Renee and Jackie on the board will be very beneficial for us as they have a wide range of industry knowledge and experience that we can utilise. Our focus for 2013 is on extending our services to attract more apprentices and to engage with and recruit more employers.”

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