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Sodexo appoints new inclusion head

Sodexo UK & Ireland has made a crucial new appointment by making Raj Jones its permanent Head of Diversity & Inclusion. Raj started her career with Sodexo in 2007, taking on a role in Learning & Development for the Justice part of the business before moving to a secondment with the central Diversity & Inclusion…
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Britvic appoints Tom Fiennes as new Commercial Sustainability Director

Britvic has appointed Tom Fiennes as the new Commercial Sustainability Director for Great Britain, as the company continues its ongoing commitment to sustainability. With over 25 years of FMCG experience, Fiennes moves from his role as Britvic’s Director of Strategic Change Programmes, having previously held roles at Heineken, Carlsberg, Premier Foods and Mars. Fiennes will…
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Food Standards Scotland Appoints Julie Hesketh-Laird To New Strategy Director Role

The organisation charged with leading Scotland’s food safety and standards has appointed one of the country’s most high profile industry figures as its Strategy Director. Food Standards Scotland (FSS) has today (Wednesday, September 16th) announced the appointment of former Scottish Salmon Producers’ Organisation Chief Executive, Julie Hesketh-Laird, to the new role on a two-year fixed…
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Sodexo appoints Social Impact Director

Sodexo has appointed Angela Halliday as Director of Social Impact with responsibility for driving Sodexo’s social value strategy for the UK & Ireland. As a ‘green rated’ strategic supplier to government across a range of sectors including healthcare, education, justice and defence, Sodexo has pledged to improve contract processes through clear accountability and regular reporting…
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Pensions expert to lead FSA

The Food Standards Agency (FSA) has appointed a new chief executive to replace outgoing leader Catherine Brown. Jason Feeney stepped up from his role as chief operating officer on April 11. He joined the FSA in January 2015 having worked in a variety of senior government roles since the 1980s, notably involving pensions and benefits.…
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Shirley Rodrigues named as deputy mayor for environment and energy

Sadiq Khan today announced the latest addition to his top City Hall team by welcoming Shirley Rodrigues as the new deputy mayor for environment and energy. Shirley is currently Acting Executive Director for Climate Change at the Children’s Investment Fund Foundation (CIFF), an independent philanthropic organisation that works to transform the lives of poor and…
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Guy Smith joins ECIU Advisory Board

GUY SMITH, NFU vice president, is joining the Advisory Board of the Energy and Climate Intelligence Unit (ECIU), the recently launched initiative aiming to stimulate informed debate on energy and climate change.     Welcoming Mr Smith to the Advisory Board, ECIU Director Richard Black said that the farmers' perspective on energy and climate issues…
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