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first_imgPeopleOn 5 Feb 2002 in Personnel Today Previous Article Next Article Comments are closed. Many of us would move jobs to improve our chances of travelling. If you fallinto that category then cast envious eyes on Accoladia’s new head of HR JanetLytwynchuk. Her appointment at the joint venture between Thomas Cook andBritish Airways will certainly increase her appetite for holidays. “I’vevisited South Africa, the US and Dubai in the last year with the family – sothe job will certainly help achieve our travel aspirations,” she says. Lytwynchuk joins from Budget Insurance where she was HR director andresponsible for a range of large scale projects. “During my five yearsthere I was the project leader of a £5m IT business project and managed anacquisition that doubled the size of the company.” In her new position she will lead the Building Our Future project, part of anew business strategy and culture within Accoladia. “The challenge is to become the best, largest and most dynamic touroperator in the UK. We already have the essential ingredients. I hope to playan active role in developing the company strategy which will assist managersand staff to achieve these goals as quickly as possible.” She has held a number of roles in the travel industry before, but enjoys thechallenges and rewards of working in HR. “I elected to qualify in HR Managementbecause I love the variety of the work and the ability to get involved in everypart of the company. My team can make a real difference to the businessresults, day-to-day satisfaction and enjoyment of the people in the business,which is personally very rewarding.” she says. CV 2001 head of human resources, Accoladia 1997 HR and training director, Budget Group 1991 Head of personnel, Silver Spoon 1985 Sales manager, British Sugar On the moveStephen Bevan has joined the Futuresteam at the Industrial Society as deputy director. Previously he spent 20 yearsas associate director at the Institute for Employment Studies. He is primarilyinterested in reward strategy, work-life balance, employee motivation,commitment, performance and retention. His role in the Futures team willinclude applied research on key work issues and helping to develop closer linksbetween the organisation’s research and consultancy work.Praxis Interim Management has appointedSharon Hingley as director of research and resourcing, responsible for thedevelopment and implementation of HR strategy. Her role will includerecruitment, reward, training and development and communication. PreviouslyHingley worked as an HR consultant specialising in change management andorgan-isational development. She has held HR positions at Federal Express andRentokil Initial.International law firm Lovells hasrecruited Suzanne Fine as head of legal training. Her arrival follows a periodat Nottingham Law School, where she was head of business development,responsible for setting up and running the school’s London branch. Herresponsibilities will include comprehensive training and development programmesfor more than 1,400 lawyers, across a total of 19 jurisdictions. Related posts:No related photos.last_img read more