Jean Lindsay has been appointed director of HR at the Forestry Commission. She has also become a full member of the executive board. Lindsay will be responsible for the HR requirements of more than 3,300 staff, and has been with the commission since 1983, most recently as HR business partner for Forestry Commission Scotland.
Meridian Healthcare has appointed Joanne Richardson group HR manager. Richardson joined Meridian in 2005 as HR administrator, and will be responsible for the company’s HR operations, from recruitment to performance development.
Marketing agency gratterpalm has promoted Helen Saunders to its board of directors. Saunders joined gratterpalm in January 2003 as HR manager, having previously worked at United Biscuits and Harry Ramsden’s. As HR director, Saunders will lead the company’s work towards winning an Investors in People award.