Wyevale Garden Centres (WGC) today announced that Lisa Cherry has been named Human Resources Director. Lisa will join the Board of Directors and report to Chief Executive Officer Kevin Bradshaw when she joins the company on 1 December.
Lisa joins Wyevale Garden Centres from WHSmith, where she was Head of HR for the Travel Head Office and International businesses and the Group Head of Learning and Development. Prior to this, Lisa held a number of senior human resources roles in WHSmith and Sainsbury’s, with UK and international responsibilities including in Asia, Australia and the Middle East. She has 15 years’ experience in retail head office and operational environments, having worked in a number of store management and HR roles.
Kevin Bradshaw, Chief Executive Officer of Wyevale Garden Centres, said: “Lisa’s wealth of knowledge and experience in human resource development and learning will be an asset to us as we continue to recruit talented team members and invest in learning, training and mentoring programmes for our colleagues across the organisation. Her experience in the retail sector will help us to continue to attract some of the top candidates with experience at leading retailers.”