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Silverstone’s Shakeela Cumberbatch Joins Next Generation Chamber Committee

Silverstone talent secures place on Northamptonshire’s inaugural Next Generation Chamber committee

Shakeela Cumberbatch, a Business Development Manager at Silverstone Circuits Ltd, has today been announced as the latest member of Northamptonshire’s Next Generation Chamber committee.

Created by Northamptonshire Chamber and Milton Keynes Chamber, The Next Generation Chamber is designed to encourage and nurture young, aspiring business people in the local region to help them progress their careers via a series of exclusive monthly events, alternating between networking events and personal development sessions.

ChamberShakeela has been selected as one of seven members that will make up the inaugural committee. Shakeela has recently joined Silverstone Circuits Ltd, home to the F1 Rolex British Grand Prix, as its Business Development Manager, where she strengthens existing and nurtures prospective client relationships to drive new business into the Silverstone Wing, which can cater for all kinds of events, such as conferences, sophisticated banqueting, intimate meetings and large exhibitions of up to 3,000 delegates.

Commenting on her appointment Shakeela said: “I’m excited to be part of such an important project for local business people and honoured to be selected by Northamptonshire Chamber and Milton Keynes Chamber to sit on the first Next Generation committee.”

Shakeela continued: “I began my career as a Sales Administrator in 2014 as part of an apprenticeship and was promoted and offered a permanent contract within four months of joining. I want to encourage similar drive and passion in other aspiring young talents to show that, with the right attitude and willingness to learn, anything is possible.”

Other appointments include: Jade Day, Event Sales Manager at Whittlebury Hall; Daisy Divoka, Solicitor at EMW Law LLP; Gary Higson, Business Development Manager at the MBA Design Partnership; Nancy Jacques, Senior Financial Accountant at Topps Tiles plc; Emma Oliver, Associate at Wilson Browne Solicitors; and Connor Slasberg, Customer Development Manager at dbfb.

To find out more, please visit Northants Chamber.

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