first_img Previous Article Next Article Related posts:No related photos. Globetrotting Andy Craggs has landed the top HR job at Egg, although itshouldn’t be too daunting for him as he has previously worked for some of theworld’s biggest corporations. Relocating from the US to Europe two years ago, Craggs says he is now reallylooking forward to spending time living and working in the UK. “I’m a keeninternationalist, having grown up in many places and speaking a few languages,so I hope to bring that to the table as Egg looks at new markets.” His role at Egg is primarily people focused and he brings a wealth ofexperience from his previous jobs at Sony, Disney and the Wall Street Journal. “My duties will be to inject new impetus and fresh ideas into theoverall people function of Egg. I report to CEO Paul Gratton and as such willbe responsible for ensuring that the potential of Egg’s people is fullydeveloped,” he explains. Craggs also wants to align the HR function with the key business initiativesand ensure all the right systems are in place to improve people management. “Egg is a visionary brand and I want to develop and reflect thatposition internally with one of its most important resources – its people. Ifwe are successful, the people function will provide solutions and strategiesthat directly impact on business success,” he says. Craggs, who enjoys sports, travel and culture, also has a clear notion ofwhat he enjoys about HR. “Creating solutions so that people are free to betheir best, know how they fit into the business plan, and how they can have animpact. Making a company a fun and unique place to work is also great,” heconcludes. CV2001 Chief people officer, Egg1999 Vice-president HR, Sony Pictures Europe1997 Vice-president international HR Sony Pictures, TV division1994 Director international HR, The Walt Disney Company1987 International consultant, Watson Wyatt 1985 International HR specialist, Wall Street Journal  On the moveSarah Hogg has joined recruitmentconsultancy The Buzz as an HR consultant. She joins from Phee Farrer Joneswhere she was responsible for recruiting journalists and sub-editors. Hogg willwork across a range of industries from retail to petrochemicals, on all levelsof HR roles. In the past she has worked for the BBC and is CIPD qualified.The Commission for Racial Equalityhas appointed Daniel Silverstone as chief executive. Silverstone was secondedto the CRE from London Boroughs Grants in April with a remit to help theorganisation deliver its Race Relations Amendment Act obligations. He willintroduce systems that will help the organisation advise the public sector andfulfil public expectations.The Suffolk Health Authority hasappointed Margaret Parry as an HR specialist. Parry will advise the authority,based in Ipswich, on operational human resources policy and the day-to-dayworking of the department. Prior to joining the health authority, she worked asan HR adviser to AXA Insurance, also based in Ipswich. Comments are closed. PeopleOn 4 Dec 2001 in Personnel Todaylast_img read more

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