Louise Harris will be joining the facilities management company as franchise network manager in November.
Louise has been involved in the franchising industry for over 12 years, with experience as both a franchisee and franchisor.
She was co-owner of the Wilkins Chimney Sweep franchise for eight years, before recently selling the business.
Louise is also a qualified franchise professional, which is a formal recognition of professional knowledge and experience in the franchising industry.
John Pinnick, managing director of NIC, says: “We are delighted to welcome Louise to our ever expanding team.
“She has a tremendous amount of knowledge and experience in franchising and will be a major asset to our business.”