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Menzies appoints HR director

Accountancy and business advisory firm Menzies has appointed Heather Garrett as its new HR director. She will be responsible for leading the HR function, developing and delivering Menzies’ people strategy

Accountancy and business advisory firm Menzies has appointed Heather Garrett as its new HR director. She will be responsible for leading the HR function, developing and delivering Menzies’ people strategy. 

Heather joins Menzies from Legal & General where she worked as HR director. As well as operational HR experience, she has extensive expertise in talent development, strategic HR, change management and she is also a qualified executive coach. She previously held senior HR roles across a wide range of blue chip organisations including Accenture, Nokia and Sun Microsystems.

Heather replaces the previous HR director, Ed Hussey, who remains with the firm but is now working full time on delivering Menzies’ commercial HR service offering.

Commenting on the announcement, Julie Adams, senior partner at Menzies, said: “Heather brings extensive expertise and knowledge, and we are confident that she will be making a significant contribution to the future development of the firm.

“Her appointment demonstrates our vision for the firm as an employer of choice where people can realise their potential and enjoy a fulfilling career. Heather will play a key role in ensuring that our employees continue to be the heart of our business and its success.”

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