WSH has appointed Maria Stanford as people and talent director, to lead human resources (HR) teams across its entire portfolio. She joins WSH following a successful career in HR, including 11 years at luxury retailer Selfridges Group.
Stanford said: “WSH continues to grow at an exciting pace. It is more critical than ever to make sure people remain at the heart of all the businesses as we grow. I look forward to working with the teams across all brands to develop and drive forward initiatives to ensure continued success within this diverse business.”
Alastair Storey, chairman and CEO of WSH, added: “Maria brings with her a wealth of experience of successfully leading teams at a number of coveted businesses. Her passion for driving career development makes her ideally placed to lead our committed, growing workforce.”