AN organisation on a mission to raise the profile of Redditch town centre has appointed its new board members.
Redditch Business Improvement District (BID) aims to improve the local trading experience with the aim of bringing more visitors into town to bgoost business.
Primarily made up of prominent figures from the Redditch business community, the board will work alongside BID manager Muj Rahman and each will be expected to draw on their own business experience and knowledge of the local area to support the BID’s business plan.
Ken Williams, general manager of the Kingfisher Shopping Centre has been appointed the board’s chair, with Councillor Matt Dormer, Leader of Redditch Borough Council, also on the board.
Joining him are Kirstie Boyden, owner of Midlands Fancy Dress, Rob Holdcroft, owner of three Redditch-based McDonald’s outlets, Vintage Trax owner Ros Sidaway, independent business coach and Pilates instructor, Leigh Walton, and Hadleigh Burns, a partner at a firm of local accountants.
“We are delighted to announce the appointments of Redditch BID’s new board members,” said Muj.
“As an organisation we are committed to spotlighting the town’s diversity and potential.
“Each new board member brings with them a wealth of professional experience as well as personal insights into the local business community and its needs.
“This will ensure that the Redditch BID campaign has as comprehensive an outlook as possible and will allow us to offer vital support to the many different businesses found in Redditch.”
For the latest BID news visit: www.redditchbid.co.uk.