UK - Wesleyan Assurance Society has appointed Julie Stubbington as HR operations manager.
Stubbington previously held HR management and consultancy roles at WHSmith and GPN, as well as short-term contracts with Mothercare and, most recently, ACE Europe.
Wesleyan chief executive Peter McNamara said: “Julie brings with her a wealth of HR and financial services experience, which will be of great benefit as we develop our business and our workforce.
“Her appointment further demonstrates our commitment to human resources.”
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