Marlene Ong – Company Secretary

PARC, Bideford
Quality Assurance and PA

Marlene has been involved with GTD Ltd as her employer’s representative since August 2007, subsequently joining the Board of Directors in May 2012. Following the retirement of the current Company Secretary, she assumed that role in November 2016.

Marlene has extensive experience in Customer Service, Quality and HR Management, with NVQ Level 4 & BTEC qualifications in those disciplines, and has successfully ensured that GTD meets current legislatory requirements regarding H & S and Quality Management and HR policies and procedures.

Marlene relocated from the South East of England to Devon in 1999, with a strong proven sales background with Canon UK Ltd. She joined Product Assessment & Reliability Ltd in 2000, initially in a Sales/Administration role, and was instrumental in establishing procedures and work systems to the newly founded company. After a period in the sales role, she assumed the role of Office Administration for the company, and was subsequently promoted to Business Administration Manager in 2007. From 2011 Marlene worked in tandem as Administration Manager, Quality Manager and PA to the directors, until December 2015, since then she has been semi-retired and now acts solely in the QM and PA role.

Bideford based PARC Ltd is a UKAS accredited environmental test house, providing reliability testing services to all major industry sectors, including Aerospace, Automotive, Defence, Electronics, Telecoms, Marine, Medical, Rail, Oil and Gas and Renewable Energy, to a UK and Europe-wide client base.

Group Training and Development
Group Training and Development (GTD) Limited was established more than 40 years ago by a number of like-minded manufacturing companies in North Devon. It was created with the vision of promoting and advancing the provision of Apprenticeships in this area, primarily within Engineering, and to provide support to local employers and their trainees in the form of Apprenticeship Training.

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Group Training and Development Ltd,
Pandora, Chestwood, Bishops Tawton, Devon, EX32 0AS
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