PeopleOn 18 Sep 2001 in Personnel Today Previous Article Next Article Comments are closed. Angie Risley promoted to director at WhitbreadCome rain or shine, Angie Risley can be found on the touchline cheering onher two young sons. But while they enjoy football, rugby and tennis, sheprefers to go to the gym. Leisure has a big part to play in her work life, too. Currently HR director forWhitbread Restaurants, Risley, will step up as group HR director for Whitbreadnext month. Her new position at Whitbread is not her only appointment this year. Fourmonths ago, Risley became the new chairwoman for the British HospitalityAssociation Employment Committee which focuses on employment issues in thesector. In her new role at Whitbread she will look to improve leadership capabilityand will oversee the introduction of a new learning strategy. Her goal is for Whitbread to be the employer of choice in the sector.”I am delighted to be taking on this role at a time when Whitbread isentering a new and exciting phase of its development,” she says. A bookworm in her spare time, Risley will read anything from Harry Potter tobusiness books. But if ever she were to put pen to paper, it would be athriller. CV 2000- HR director, Whitbread restaurants division 1998 group organisation and development director, Whitbread 1990-1998 HR director, Whitbread Hotel Co 1984-1990 HR director, Pizza Hut on the move…Richard Lee, formerly with Shell Services International, has joined ITconsultancy and trainer QA as director of human resources. He will be based at the London office.Silicon Media Group, a news website for IT and E-business professionals, hasrecruited Ariane Baty as group human resources manager. Baty will work acrossthe company’s UK, French and German operations, with responsibility for allaspects of HR including recruitment strategy and career development. She joins the company from Vivendi Water. Baty has pan-European HRexperience and is fluent in French and German. Previous experience includesposts at Adecco in Paris and Kraft Jacobs Suchard in France. Gina Raymond has been appointed HR consultant for Manchester-basedrecruitment consultancy Ruth Halliday Associates. She previously worked forIT/telecoms firm InterVoice-Brite, as an HR manager in a role that includedresourcing, employee relations and employee developments. Raymond has fiveyears’ experience in HR and is CIPD qualified. Related posts:No related photos.