APPOINTMENTS: 21-24 AUGUST 2017

This week’s appointments include: Autonet Insurance Services, Eames Consulting Group, International Labour Organization, Norman Broadbent, NRL, PageGroup, Publicis Media, Sellick Partnership, Thorne & Wait

Autonet Insurance Services, a digitally focused insurance broker specialising in van, car and small business insurance, has appointed Trasie Woolley as director of HR.

Woolley, previously HR director of Hyperion Insurance Group where she worked on group integration projects and harmonisation of group-wide benefits which involved the launch of an employee forum following the group's acquisition of insurance broker RK Harrison, has also held several HR director roles at global engineering firms including Black & Veatch and MWH Global.

In her new role she will be responsible for ensuring that the business’ HR and learning and development teams support the broker’s next phase of growth.

• International recruitment and search consultancy Eames Consulting Group has appointed Catherine Bishop as talent manager in its London office.

She will focus on sourcing and attracting recruitment professionals across all the group’s core sectors.

• The International Labour Organization (ILO) has appointed recruitment giant Adecco Group’s chief executive Alain Dehaze to its new Global Commission on the Future of Work. 

The 20-member commission, which will produce an independent report on how to achieve a future of work that provides meaningful and sustainable work opportunities for all, will be headed by ILO Director-General Guy Ryder and co-chaired by Stefan Löfven, prime minister of Sweden, and Ameenah Gurib-Fakim, president of Mauritius.

The commission’s report will be submitted to the Centenary Session of the International Labour Conference in 2019.

• Talent acquisition and advisory services provider Norman Broadbent has appointed Gary Browning as a consultant and strategic adviser to its board and chief executive.

Browning, who was CEO of consulting group Penna until its sale to recruitment giant Adecco, will advise and support in the areas of strategic opportunities and market and competitive developments, and will assist in the execution of Norman Broadbent's growth plan.

• Technical and engineering staffing specialist NRL has appointed Neil Campbell as IT director, based in the firm’s Wigan support office.

• International recruiter PageGroup has appointed Sylvia Metayer and Angela Seymour-Jackson as independent non-executive directors.

Metayer is currently chief executive at the worldwide corporate services segment of the Euronext Paris-listed company Sodexo, a member of the Sodexo Group executive committee. Seymour-Jackson is deputy chairman and senior independent director and chair of the remuneration committee at GoCompare.com, and a non-executive director at Janus Henderson, esure and Rentokil Initial, as well as a senior advisor to Scottish Widows.

Both will also serve as members of the group’s audit, nomination and remuneration committees.

• Multinational media and advertising company Publicis Media has appointed David Goggin as chief talent officer in the UK.

Goggin will be responsible for talent investment, development and training for the network’s five agency brands and associated practices, covering more than 1,500 employees in the UK.

• Legal recruiter Sellick Partnership has promoted Mike Hoyle to finance director from financial controller.

• Oxfordshire-based commercial, industrial and driving recruiter Thorne & Wait has appointed Samantha Ahmet as industrial consultant.

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