Lorien, the management solutions and IT services company, has made three changes to its practice. Richard Fiddis moves up to become group managing director as well as an executive board member. Fiddis joined the company last year from IBM where he worked for 14 years. Andrew Aitken has been appointed divisional managing director of Lorien’s Consulting Solutions division. Aitken joined Lorien 10 years ago as a management consultant.
William Johnson is also on the move. He becomes the divisional managing director of the company’s new professional development division. He also joins the executive management board.
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