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first_img Comments are closed. Previous Article Next Article Co-operative Funeralcare has appointed Carol Whittaker as its new HRmanager. She joins from pharmaceuticals firm AstraZeneca where she was also HRmanager. Prior to this she worked in the HR department at BAE Systems.Whittaker joins the executive team of the funeral business where she will beresponsible for developing the strategic direction of HR. The group employsabout 2,500 staff at 500 funeral homes. Sean Harriss has joined Oldham Council to help strengthen corporate performanceas the new assistant chief executive for people and quality. He will also beresponsible for advising on the efficient and effective use of HR and forcreating a positive, customer-focused performance within the council’sservices. His brief also involves bringing about better community cohesion,modernising the council, encouraging more cross-boundary working with othercouncils to benefit residents, and acting as an ambassador to project bothOldham and the local authority on to the regional and national stage. Harrissjoins Oldham from Bolton Council. Professor Chris Brewster, a global expert in international human resourcemanagement, has joined the Faculty of Henley Management College. Brewster isprofessor in International Human Resource Management. His new role willencompass contributing to Henley’s HR Forum, MBA programmes and ExecutiveEducation activities, as well as continuing research into international HRM andpresenting at international conferences and seminars. On the moveOn 16 Sep 2003 in Personnel Today Related posts:No related photos.last_img read more