Kendlebell, one of the UK and Ireland’s leading telephone answering franchise, has appointed Kim Cook as Sales Director. Cook, 44, was previously Business Development Manager at Granby Marketing, prior to which she was Sales Manager at Ansaback.

Stephen Beasley, Kendlebell Managing Director, said: “We are very pleased to have Kim on board as Sales Director. She brings a wealth of experience and expertise gathered over more than 12 years at a high level in call centre sales and development. Kim will be targeting a whole range of new markets for Kendlebell as well as developing still further those sectors where we are already strongly established.”

Kendlebell was formed in 1997 and currently has 14 office locations throughout the UK and Ireland offering a broad range of personal telephone answering services. They represent the largest network of personalised call handling bureaus in the country.

Ms Cook said: “I am delighted to be part of the Kendlebell team and am looking forward to expanding and strengthening the Kendlebell brand name, for a large variety of both inbound and outbound services.”