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On the move: Sue Butcher, Jim Newell, Suzanna Garnett

17 Mar 2009

Sue Butcher has been appointed HR director at Remploy, having been interim HR director there since August 2008. Butcher will...

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Top job: Michael Davis, director of strategy and performance, UK Commission for Employment and Skills

16 Mar 2009

Where were you working before, and what were your responsibilities?I was managing director of CFE, a national independent research and...

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On the move: Michael Davis, Charlotte Thomas, and Susan Chambers

10 Mar 2009

Michael Davis has joined the UK Commission for Employment and Skills as director of strategy and performance. Davis was previously...

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Top job: Kathryn Graves, head of HR and development, Taylor Wessing

10 Mar 2009

Where were you working before, and what were your responsibilities?I was at DTZ as head of HR for Europe Middle...

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Careerfile: Gill Heighington, training manager, Tourism Soth East Training and Skills

9 Mar 2009

It’s no surprise that Gill Heighington can’t abide sloppy customer service – she encourages tourism organisations to train staff in how to put...

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On the move: Clive Bridge, Kathryn Graves, Ewan McCulloch

4 Mar 2009

Wesleyan Assurance Society has appointed Clive Bridge to the new role of HR director. He joins from Toyota Motor Manufacturing,...

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Top Job: Jackie Lanham, director of group resourcing and development, The Co-operative Group

4 Mar 2009

Where were you working before, and what were your responsibilities?
I was at Aviva as director of learning and development....

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On the move: Francesco Mereu, Sara Robertson, and Patricia Taylor

24 Feb 2009

Francesco Mereu has been appointed a director of Toyota GB, with responsibility of HR, corporate social responsibility and environmental strategy....

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Top job: Janet Birch, head of resourcing, Ministry of Justice

23 Feb 2009

Where were you working before, and what were your responsibilities?I was at the London Development Agency, where I was responsible...

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Top Job: Laura Whyte, personnel director, John Lewis

19 Feb 2009

Where were you working before, and what were your responsibilities?I was divisional registrar on the John Lewis management board. I...

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On the move: Janet Birch, Linda Jordan-Hay, and Morag Day

19 Feb 2009

Janet Birch has joined the Ministry of Justice as head of resourcing. She joins from the London Development Agency, where...

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On the move: Jackie Lanham, Louise Wilson and Justine Bates

12 Feb 2009

Jackie Lanham has joined the Co-operative Group as director of resourcing and development. She will focus on leadership resourcing and...

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Top job: Detlef Prangenberg, HR director (Europe), Univar Europe

12 Feb 2009

Where were you working before, and what were your responsibilities?Before joining Univar, I engineered the successful reorganisation of the structure...

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Nigel Ross, training and development officer, Samaritans

10 Feb 2009

Nigel Ross works on a very restricted budget, organising and delivering training for staff and volunteers at charity the Samaritans.What...

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On the move: Luc Vanden Broeck, Laura Whyte and Joy Watkins

6 Feb 2009

GSK Biologicals has appointed Luc Vanden Broeck vice-president of HR. He will be based at the company’s headquarters in Belgium,...

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