Warwickshire sign Staffordshire all-rounder Alex Thomson on a one-year deal following a trial period.
Wicketkeeper Tim Ambrose says Warwickshire's young players should be given the empowerment to drive the club forward.
Warwickshire create a new development coach role for retired former Bears captain Ian Westwood.
Warwickshire reappoint Leicestershire's Graeme Welch as bowling coach following Alan Richardson's departure.
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