Comments are closed. PeopleOn 24 Sep 2002 in Personnel Today PaulaLogan has joined the Genesis Housing Group as group director of HR andcommunications. She joins from the Warden Housing Association, where she wasdirector of corporate development. Prior to this, she was head of policy and performanceat Peabody Trust. Inher new role, she will be responsible for all HR activity, while her remit alsoincludes a communications brief.”Asa member of the executive management team, I am jointly responsible for thesmooth running of the business. More specifically, I am responsible for theoverall people strategy and for good internal and externalcommunications,” she says.Herprevious job at the Warden Housing Association had a wide range ofresponsibilities and she was responsible for HR, housing policy, procedureguides, PR, legal services, office services and business planning.Logan,who has a degree in HRM, hopes to develop more managers as leaders and increasestaff involvement in the decision-making process.”Iwould like all employees to feel that they can make significant contribution tothe development of the business. I would also like everyone to feel that comingto work is not just worthwhile but also fun,” she explains.Accordingto Logan’s philosophy, staff must understand the business world they operate inand develop at a pace that matches the needs of the organisation.”Peopleare the major asset of any organisation and investing time in them is the keyto success,” she adds.CV2002director of HR and communications, Genesis Housing Group2000director of corporate development, Warden Housing Association1994head of policy and performance, Peabody Trust1990research manager, Paddington Churches Housing AssociationOnthe moveLiverpoolCity Council has a new head of equal opportunities in Andrew Nembhard, who willbe heading-up all corporate equalities and positive action initiatives. Hisresponsibilities include developing a disability and gender equalities scheme,re-launching the gay men and lesbian forum, arranging a programme of events forblack history month and continuing the development of the city council’s blackworkers’ group. Nembhard joins from the London Borough of Hounslow, where hewas a housing district manager.CatherineCooper has joined the Palmer & Harvey Group of companies as personnelmanager, based at its head office in Hove. She will provide generalist supportto the head office and professional advice to the group’s branches. Prior tojoining P&H, Cooper was a store manager for Tesco. The firm employs about4,000 staff across the UK, distributing goods to high street and multiplestores.Consumerfinance broker Purple Loans has appointed Simon Longbone as its new HRdirector. His role will primarily focus on leading the HR department during aperiod of corporate growth over the next two years. Longbone moves to the rolefrom another job within the parent company GE Capital, where he has helpeddevelop two call centres. Previous Article Next Article Related posts:No related photos.
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