Detlef Prangenberg has joined chemical distribution giant Univar as HR director for Europe. He spent 12 years as an officer in the German Armed Forces, dealing with HR issues, and most recently was HR director for Swiss firm DSM Composite Resins.
Law firm Hugh James has promoted Diane Brooks to HR director. Brooks joined the firm in 1988 as an office junior at its Bargoed branch office and was previously HR manager. She is based at the Cardiff head office and will be responsible for the HR needs of the firm’s 500 employees.
Lloyds TSB reward and employment policy director Paul Farley has taken on the role of HR integration director to help oversee the bank’s merger with HBOS. At the same time, Tim Fevyer, head of pay, policy and employee benefits, was made acting reward and employment policy director.