Related posts:No related photos. Previous Article Next Article PeopleOn 1 Feb 2000 in Personnel Today Comments are closed. • Sue Eilfield has joined The Financial Times newspaper as HR director. Shewas previously at The Body Shop for six and a half years, most recently as HRmanager at head office and prior to that as HR manager, manufacturing. BeforeThe Body Shop she worked for Hampshire Training and Enterprise Council aspersonnel and training officer. She started her career as a graduate trainee atthe Ford Motor Company.• IPC Magazines is looking for a new HR and services director following theannouncement that Arthur Tanner is leaving the company to join book publisherRandom House as group HR director. Tanner was with IPC for eight years and wasinvolved in the restructuring of the company last April into five separatecompanies.• Electrical retailer Comet has made three appointments to its HRdepartment. Ewan McCulloch has joined as HR controller for retail and callcentre, with responsibility for staff in its 266 stores and call centre inHull. He was previously head of retail personnel at Nationwide BuildingSociety. Paula Smith, HR manager for Scotland and the North of England, hasbeen given the job of managing Comet’s payroll and administrative process andstaff scheduling review. Hannah Breen, previously retail training advisor hasbeen made HR and development advisor.• Solicitors Masons has appointed Jacqui Robins as HR manager and EleanorHogg as graduate and professional recruitment manager. Robins moves from Allenand Overy where she held HR roles in the business services department and mostrecently in the litigation, property and tax practice. Hogg has worked in HR atTheodore Goddard, Arthur Andersen and Manches and Co.• Debbie Howard, HR director at motoring services group Lex Service, hasbeen appointed to the board of directors. It is the first time HR has beenrepresented on the company’s board. Howard joined Lex in 1987 and became HRdirector in 1997 after holding a number of operational and HR management roles.• Richard Reeves, social affairs editor of The Observer newspaper, will jointhe Industrial Society on February 15 as director of Futures. He will lead theorganisation’s research into the future of work. He follows Will Hutton,Observer editor-in-chief, who has been appointed chief executive, also startingin February. Hutton has pledged to turn the Industrial Society into the UK’sleading body on work issues.• Stephen Killinger has been appointed HR director at Cereal Partners UK. Hejoined the company a year ago as head of personnel. He previously worked forGivaudan Roure, part of the Roche group.