Swindon & Wiltshire Initiative announce key appointment

By Anita Jaynes on 23 October, 2019

Swindon & Wiltshire Initiative, part of Business West, the region’s largest business organisation, has announced the appointment of Dave Battrick as Initiative Manager.

Dave joins the Swindon & Wiltshire Initiative this month (October 2019) following a 12 year stint at the Federation of Small Businesses, where he worked as a Membership Advisor and South West Regional Sales Manager.

Prior to working at the FSB, Dave spent 25+ years as a managing director and business owner in the retail sector.

Ian Larrard, Director of Swindon & Wiltshire Initiative at Business West, said,“I am delighted to welcome Dave to the Swindon & Wiltshire Initiative at what is a really exciting time for the team. Dave brings a wealth of knowledge and experience of the business environment in the region. Moreover, as a former managing director himself, Dave clearly has an understanding of what it takes to become a successful business leader.”

Commenting on his new role, Dave Battrick, Swindon & Wiltshire Initiative Manager at Business West, said, “The Swindon & Wiltshire Initiative is an integral part of the region’s policy making and decision taking, and I relish the opportunity to get involved in shaping the local economy and business environment.”