PeopleOn 12 Mar 2002 in Personnel Today Previous Article Next Article Related posts:No related photos. Looking after the nation’s collection of film and moving image culture mustclass as the dream job for anyone who considers themselves a cinema fan. Somany must envy Jill McLaughlin, who has landed the role of planning andresources director at the British Film Institute. “I am thrilled to have been given the responsibility for overseeing themanagement of the Bfi’s human resources. This new position creates a greatopportunity for me and my team to develop quality support services,” shesays. “As a keen popular cinemagoer I am also looking forward to learningmore about the scope and impact of film.” Before her appointment, McLaughlin enjoyed three months off between jobs andoccupied herself with holidays to Vietnam and Lapland as well as visits tocultural sites around London. She is now focused on making a positivedifference to HR at the Bfi. “HR can help the Bfi achieve its objectivesby developing a sustainable change programme that results in a customer-focusedorganisation,” she says. “I hope people within the organisation view HR as being a team thathelps the Bfi achieve its aims and that the HR team and myself can make apositive difference.” McLaughlin enjoys helping people perform better and is looking forward toworking in an environment influenced by creativity and the arts. “Whetherthis is by improving communications, a new appraisal scheme, a managementdevelopment programme or just good listening and advice – HR impacts throughoutan organisation and I enjoy that aspect. “I’m most looking forward to the completely different environment, thevariety of responsibilities that will require me to use some of my generalmanagement experience.” CV2002 director of planning and resources, The British FilmInstitute2000 HR/central services director, Adepta Services1994 Personnel and training director, CSL group1993 Central services management, Deloitte& ToucheOn the moveConal Scholes is the new humanresources director at TDG European Chemicals. Reporting to managing directorGraeme Rooney, Scholes’ initial focus will be on efficiency, utilisation,industrial relations, employee involvement practices and performancemanagement. He will also be responsible for group-wide management developmentinitiatives at the firm’s training centre in Manchester. Previously he gainedexperience at Mitsubishi, Northern Foods, BBC and in the health sector.FundsHub, which supplies software forfinancial service companies, has made Mike Blakemore head of development for ateam of software developers. He joins from lastminute.com where he was head ofdevelopment, responsible for creating and managing the software team thatcreated lastminute.com’s website. He will run the team working on the company’sinternet-based fund distribution platform.Tony Molloy has been recruited as HRcontroller for Stanley Leisure’s betting division. He joins from UnitedBiscuits where he was HR manager for the supply chain division. He will beresponsible for all HR activity for the 3,000 employees in its UK bettingshops. Molloy, who began his career at Unilever as an industrial relationsofficer, was employee relations manager at NFC and a regional personnel managerat Littlewoods. Comments are closed.