company BG Group has appointed Peter Duffy group director of HR. Duffy,
vice-president of HR with Detroit-based TRW Automotive Electronics, will lead
HR operations for the company’s 3,800 employees. Duffy, who has been with TRW
since 1999, has also been HR director of Lucas Varity Electrical and
Electronics Systems and with British Aerospace in various senior HR positions.
Steele, group HR director of British Telecom, has been appointed by Trade and
Industry Secretary Stephen Byers to serve on the Acas Council. He is joined by
three new council members, William Coupar, chairman of the DTI Partnership Fund
Assessment Panel, James Knapp, general secretary of the National Union of Rail,
Maritime and Transport Workers, and Veronica McDonald, deputy general secretary
of the STUC.
Inns has announced its senior management team, including the appointment of Sue
Newton as HR director. Newton will work with managing director Keith Henesy,
commercial director Steve Pocock and operations director Andrew Jones.
Trust has made several personnel changes. Tom Brogan has moved from head of personnel
services to director. Julia Wright has moved from personnel manager to deputy
director of personnel services. Jayne Pritchard has moved from personnel
officer to personnel manager and Kirsty Wood has moved from assistant personnel
officer to personnel officer. Alison Brophy has been appointed personnel
officer and Catherine Cook had been appointed assistant personnel officer.
There is also a new medical staffing and recruiting officer, Lindsay Welsby,
reporting to Sue Tinkler, medical staffing and recruitment manager.
Resources, the UK IT resourcing and recruitment division of Parity Group, has
named Jeff Brooks resourcing service director. Brooks, who will be responsible
for bid management and agency management service, joins from Amdahl, where he
was responsible for developing the company’s resource centre from conception to
an international turnover of £14m over three years.
Bergemann is the new vice-president of HR with Gemini, based in Cambridge. She
joins the company, which represents Gemini Genomics, from the Thomas Cook
Group, where she was head of group reward and benefits. Bergemann was also
appointed a fellow of the Royal Society for the Encouragement of Arts,
Manufactures and Commerce in September by the society’s president the Duke of Edinburgh.