Sandpiper appoints new head of Human Resources and Marketing

21 August 2017

SandpiperCI has appointed Lesley Harrison as its new Head of Human Resources and Marketing. Lesley has extensive experience in both disciplines and will provide strong leadership and support to the existing teams.

The new role will strengthen Sandpiper’s management structure and will help to grow the business within the Channel Islands and overseas.

Lesley is well known for her founding role and chairing the Jersey branch of charity, Prison Me No Way. She has significant corporate experience in sales, marketing, business development and HR operations across an extensive range of business sectors.

Commenting on her appointment, Lesley said: “I’m delighted to join the largest food retailer in the Channel Islands, which includes a range of blue chip retail brand franchises. We have some extremely talented people and I’m looking forward to working with them to build and develop Sandpiper’s recruitment, training and marketing strategies to ensure the business remains a premier employer and retailer of choice.”

Lesley has been recognised by several of the UK’s professional bodies, including: a CIPD Jersey Award for Talent Attraction and Management Strategy, a 2017 CIM UK Marketing Excellence Award. She was also Jersey’s 2016 Institute of Directors, Director of the Year and was highly commended in the national UK finals of IOD Director of the Year.

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