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Testing specialist hires Ruth Beeden to spearhead Consultancy and Managed Services growth

Ruth Beeden takes on new role as Head of Account Management at one of the UK’s fastest growing and largest independent software testing companies.

Eurofins Digital Testing, formerly Edge Testing Solutions, has appointed Ruth Beeden as Head of Account Management for UK Systems. Ruth’s primary focus is to strengthen existing client relationships, and retain the position as supplier of choice in the field of Consultancy and Managed Testing Services.

Ruth will be responsible for the evolution and positioning of a suite of service offerings, including the NextGen Engineering Assurance Framework, to support clients with their strategic initiatives, and ensure these offerings continue to align with the short and long term needs of each individual client.

On her appointment, Ruth said: “I am delighted to be offered this opportunity to be part of the Eurofins’ journey to sell stronger and more compelling managed service propositions to our clients. My experience of working with many industries in the UK;  having a passion for achieving service excellence and delighting clients in getting fantastic outcomes is why I am excited to be part of this brilliant team”.

Ruth has worked in the IT industry for the past 20 years, as a lead consultant and service delivery executive for companies including Royal Bank of Scotland, Lloyds Banking Group, Barclays, DTI, DVLA and the Home Office, to name just a few.

Having worked predominately within Financial Services and Public Sector, and for larger organisations such as Fujitsu and Avanade, Ruth brings a wealth of experience in ensuring software programmes are delivered practically, on time and within budget. She has a reputation for developing deep and strong client relationships and is regarded as a trusted advisor being able to get the best outcomes for her clients.

Ruth will report directly to the UK Systems Board and concluded: “As a growing organisation, we are moving more towards managed services to meet every part of our clients needs. Understanding being a part of their long-term planning process, means that we can align our offerings to better meet our clients requirements.

In her role, Ruth will offer a more advisory input to strengthen Eurofins Digital Testing offerings. She will be its ambassador of change to promote its capabilities far and wide to expand its reputation further.

Eurofins Digital Testing is a growing firm that now encompasses three companies covering testing of systems, security and devices, with offices in Manchester, Birmingham, Bristol and Bellshill, Scotland.

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