Big ticket HR director to launch East Midlands HR Network

The HR Director of national retailer DFS has signed up as the keynote speaker at the launch of the new East Midlands HR Network.

The East Midlands HR Network is sponsored by Actons Solicitors, Blusource and Penny Strutton.

Stephenson, HR director at DFS has signed up to speak at the launch event. He joined DFS in 2009 having previously held roles at Dixons Retail, Virgin, B&Q and Vodafone. At the launch event, he will be providing an insight into what he has done to achieve an engaged and high performing workforce.

Bjorn Jones, director at Blusource said “We’re delighted to have secured Andrew to speak at the networks launch event. He was a guest at our last HR Roundtable Breakfast and blew everyone away with his charismatic and energetic approach to HR and employee engagement.”

Penny Strutton, managing director of PS Ltd added: “We’ve already had lot of excellent feedback on our plans for the HR Network and are looking forward to see the network grow and develop even further. There are already two further events planned and available on the website!”

Nic Elliott, director at Actons said: “The launch of the network is an extension of the hugely successful HR Roundtable Breakfast meetings we’ve held with Blusource and Penny for the last couple of years. Those events proved really beneficial for those who attended, giving them an opportunity to network and share knowledge and experiences with peers.”

The launch event takes place at Harts in Nottingham on Tuesday 6th October at 6pm.