Mair, IPC Media’s HR director, has been appointed to the board. She joined IPC
in September 2003 and will continue to be responsible for the company’s HR and
learning and development departments. She will also assume responsibility for
corporate communications. Mair has more than 20 years’ HR experience gained
within a variety of different industries.
Owens has joined HR outsourcing solutions provider Outset as a senior
consultant. Owens will be providing an ‘in-client’ HR service to Outset’s
technology and financial services sector clients, and will lead a team of
reward, resourcing and employment law consultants.
O’Rourke, the international construction group, has appointed Denise Kingsmill
to create and chair a new innovative advisory forum. Kingsmill is the former
deputy chair of the Competition Commission and led the Accounting for People
Taskforce. The aim of the forum will be to turbo-charge the company’s drive to
become a world-class construction group.
consultancy, Shorterm Group, has promoted 10 of its management team following
its financial year-end business review, including promoting Peter Kent to
director of HR and training.