Recycling and recovery

SUEZ recycling and recovery UK appoints new Human Resources Director

SUEZ recycling and recovery UK, one of the UK’s largest recycling and waste management companies, has today (07 August 2018) announced the appointment of Dr Tracey Leghorn to its executive committee as Human Resources (HR) Director.
Dr Leghorn, who started in post this week, has had an extensive career in HR and joins as a subject matter expert specialising in business performance, sustainable growth and large-scale transformational change.

Having worked for and advised organisations in both the public and private sectors, Dr Leghorn’s experience spans a range of industries and organisations, from the pharmaceutical, financial and technology sectors to working with the NHS, MOD, local government and the world’s largest food service provider. Over the last three years, this has been in an advisory capacity as a People and Organisation Consultant with PwC.

In addition to her professional experience, Dr Leghorn is a Chartered Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (FCIPD) and her academic credentials include a Master of Laws degree and Social Science Doctorate which involved extensive research in the area of ‘women and work’.

Dr Leghorn succeeds Kevan Sproul in the role following Kevan’s retirement in June 2018, after fifteen years with SUEZ.

CEO of SUEZ recycling and recovery UK, David Palmer-Jones said: “I am very pleased to welcome Dr Tracey Leghorn to SUEZ, and to the executive committee, where her specialist expertise will prove invaluable as we continue our transformational journey as both a sector and as a business.

“These are exciting times for our sector and emerging public policy is likely to have a fundamental impact on the industry and the services we provide. This will require adaptability, agility and innovation if we are to continue helping society make the most of its waste material. With Tracey’s skills and expertise, I am confident that our HR strategy will continue to help SUEZ rise to this challenge.”

Dr Tracey Leghorn said: “I am thrilled to be joining the executive committee of SUEZ recycling and recovery UK as the Director of Human Resources at such a significant time.
There is no doubt that there is greater awareness than ever before about the impact of the way we live our lives, and operate our businesses, on our planet. I’m proud to be joining a global organisation that is not only contributing greatly to this awareness but is working tirelessly to develop viable, innovative and sustainable solutions that will bring about synergy for human kind, business and our planet in resolving the challenges we are facing.”