AN Ashington man has been promoted to the board of the company he joined four years ago.
Richard Common is now operations director at IT solutions company PCI Services, based at Rainton Bridge South Business Park at Houghton-le-Spring, near Sunderland.
The company entered into a joint venture earlier this year with software specialist HBP Monpellier.
In his new role, Richard will oversee both the technical and account handling teams at the two firms.
Richard, 35, said: “In my new role, I can ensure that the entire team is working together to offer the most appropriate business IT solutions to our clients to enable them to grow.”