Related posts:No related photos. Marks & Spencer has announced that Jean Tomlin will be its next HRdirector, taking control from 17 March. Tomlin will report directly to chiefexecutive Roger Holmes and will sit on the group operating committee. She joinsfrom Corporate Services Group where she was HR and development director. Priorto this, she was the HR director at Egg, and has also held HR and sales rolesat Ford and Prudential. Imelda Walsh, The HR director at Sainsbury’s, has been appointed to thecompany’s board of directors. Walsh has been with the supermarket giant since2001, and was previously the HR director for retail financial services atBarclays Bank. Walsh has an MA in industrial relations and personnel managementfrom the London School of Economics. Sarah Anderson CBE has been appointed non-executive director of theGovernment’s new Jobcentre Plus. Set up in April 2002, the body brings togetherthe employment and benefits agencies. Anderson is also the CEO of specialistcatering firm The Mayday Group. In addition to her new role at Jobcentre Plus,she is also a member of the CBI Employment Policy Committee and the SmallBusiness Council. DAS, the legal expenses insurance company, has hired Karen Slaney as HRmanager. She has been the assistant manager for the past three years and has awealth of legal expertise. The firm employs about 500 staff based at officesaround the UK. Previous Article Next Article On the moveOn 11 Feb 2003 in Personnel Today Comments are closed.