St Austell Brewery has appointed a new ‘people director’ to its senior management team.
Jackie Scarfe brings more than 20 years’ experience within the human resources sector to the post, having previously held director roles at privately-owned and global companies.
She is a Chartered Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD) and was instrumental in last year’s establishment of corporate ethical standards body, the Institute of Corporate Responsibility and Sustainability.
As part of her new role, Scarfe will be responsible for ensuring St Austell Brewery has the best people working to deliver and grow the business. She will also oversee the company’s training and development centre which provides a range of courses for those interested in a career in the licensed hospitality industry.
She said: “My role as people director will be to help ensure St Austell Brewery is known as the best employer both in the south west and within the industry.”
MD, James Staughton, added: “We are delighted to welcome Jackie to St Austell Brewery. The pub and hospitality sector more than any other industry is a people business and Jackie’s skills and experience will be vital in helping ensure St Austell Brewery’s continued success for the future.”