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Whitbread appoints HR director Louise Smalley to board

25 October 2012 by
Whitbread appoints HR director Louise Smalley to board

Hospitality and leisure group Whitbread has appointed Louise Smalley, group human resources director, as an executive director.

Smalley will join the board on 1 November 2012.

She has worked for Whitbread for 13 years and has been in her role as group human resources director since 2007.

Anthony Habgood, Whitbread's chairman said: "I am delighted that Louise will be joining the board. At its heart, Whitbread is a people business. Louise is instrumental in creating a great place to work for our 40,000 team members, developing our global talent and building leadership strength. Having worked closely with Louise over the past five years I know she will be an invaluable addition to the board."

By Neil Gerrard

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