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Sir Cary Cooper delivered the opening keynote at the 2015 CIPD Annual Conference.

Sir Cary Cooper elected as new CIPD president

Sir Cary Cooper has been elected as the new president of the CIPD, the HR membership body has announced.
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Arriva appoints HR director to bus and rail divisions

1 Oct 2013

Bus and train operator Arriva has announced that Rachel Baldwin has become its new HR director in the UK.Working as...

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Barclays appoints Irene McDermott Brown as group HR director

25 Jul 2013

Irene McDermott Brown, pictured above, has been appointed as Barclays’ group human resources director, after nine months in the role as...

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A minute with… O2’s David Stephenson

18 May 2012

David Stephenson is head of learning and development (L&D) at O2. To coincide with Adult Learners’ Week, Stephenson talks Personnel...

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David Fairhurst of McDonald’s appointed to UK Commission for Employment and Skills

21 Jul 2011

David Fairhurst, chief people officer of McDonald’s Europe and a former Personnel Today HR Director of the Year, has been...

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On the move: Gillian Fox and Marisa Jerrison

28 Jul 2009

Gillian Fox has joined Friends Provident as HR director. She joins from the Royal Bank of Scotland, where she was...

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Top job: Carmel McKeogh, head of HR and organisational development, Blackpool Council

28 Jul 2009

Where were you working before, and what were your responsibilities?I was head of HR at Stockport Council, with responsibility for...

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Top job: Steve Bright, global head of HR, consulting division, Hewitt Associates

16 Jul 2009

Where were you working before, and what were your responsibilities?I was the group HR director at Detica, a fast growing...

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On the move: Mike Sutton and Ian Iceton

16 Jul 2009

Walsall Housing Group has appointed Mike Sutton as head of HR. Sutton will be responsible for further developing the group’s...

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Interview with…Nicola Swann, HR director, Speechly Bircham

7 Jul 2009

How did you get to where you are now?I was very fortunate in finding great mentors throughout my education and...

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Top job: Sarah Coochey, HR director, commercial and corporate functions, Indesit UK

17 Jun 2009

Where were you working before, and what were your responsibilities?I worked at Rolls-Royce with the customer business team of their...

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On the move: Kathryn Pritchard and Bill Mitchell

17 Jun 2009

Marketing agency Iris Worldwide has appointed former BT head of organisational development and design, Kathryn Pritchard, to the newrole of...

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On the move: Jenny Bryant and Sandhya Sharma

9 Jun 2009

EMI Music has appointed Jenny Bryant to the global role of president, HR. Bryant was previously with Vodafone as interim...

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Top job – Scott Jarvis, resourcing and change director, HR, Sodexo UK and Ireland

3 Jun 2009

Where were you working before, and what were your responsibilities?I was head of talent and resourcing at AstraZeneca’s sales and...

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On the move: Paul Brewer, Will Godfrey

3 Jun 2009

Copart UK has appointed Paul Brewer as HR director. Brewer was previously with the Mitie Group, where he was a...

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