Movers & shakers – recent HR appointments

by 19 Oct 2009

Theresa Jory

Theresa Jory has joined ANZ as senior manager change management for Australia Operations. This role will involve the development of strategic and tactical change management capability for Australia Operations, including participating in the deployment of a new ANZ methodology for change management. Jory has more than 10 years’ experience in industries including banking, utilities, government and, more recently, in consulting with Ernst & Young. She is a passionate advocate for managing change well.

Peter Kerr

Peter Kerr has joined ANZ as senior manager learning services, institutional. Kerr is responsible for the design, development and delivery of learning programs across ANZ’s institutional division globally. He has more than 20 years’ experience in organisational development in the areas of systems- based diagnosis, design, delivery, evaluation and marketing of corporate learning curricula. He was previously with Ernst & Young, where he held the role of senior manager, organisational development and learning.

Greg Bourke

Vodafone Hutchison Australia has appointed Greg Bourke to director of human resources. Bourke joined Hutchison 3G Australia (3) in January 1999 and has successfully developed Hutchison 3G Australia’s people strategies over the past 10 years. Prior to joining 3 he was the HR director of America’s Digital Equipment Corporation, and he’s also held senior HR management positions with Mobil Oil and Trans Australia Airlines.

Caroline Skipper

National Australia Bank has recruited Caroline Skipper to the role of people & culture business partner, NAB Retail (NSW/ACT) and NAB Broker. Prior to NAB, Skipper worked for Old Mutual Australia Group where she was general manager, HR. Skipper has also held a number of senior positions in the financial and professional services industries, ranging from HR management, operational management, sales and service management and general management in both lines of business and centralised HR functions.

Sharlene Wellard

Employment law specialist Sharlene Wellard has been promoted to partner at Australian Business Lawyers. Wellard joined the firm in 2000, shortly after its foundation. She advises clients in both contentious and non-contentious matters across a broad spectrum of employment law issues. The firm has also recently promoted Kelly Godfrey to special counsel. Godfrey has more than 13 years employment law experience, and she joined the firm six years ago. She advises on all aspects of state and federal industrial relations law issues.