Leading estate agency and property services provider Connells Group today announces the appointment of Iain Lewis as Group Human Resources Director.
Iain’s experience in Human Resources spans more than 20 years, in which he has developed strength in leading results-orientated, commercial HR teams. Having worked across a number of sectors, his areas of expertise include cultural awareness and development, change and transformation leadership, learning and development, and resourcing.
Working alongside Connells Group’s business leaders, Iain’s objectives as Group Human Resources Director will be to progress the Group’s long-term aspirations for its 16,000 colleagues, to support any outstanding integration activity and to continue building on its colleague engagement work.
“I’m delighted to have the opportunity to join Connells Group and apply my expertise in the HR sector to this industry-leading business,” says Iain. “I start with a great platform to build from, and believe my breadth of experience and varied background will help me to realise new opportunities, address any issues and, ultimately, create an even better HR function than already exists. The aim for any HR team is to help attract, develop, motivate and retain the best possible talent, and everything I do will be focused on supporting the business to do that.”
Richard Twigg, Connells Group Financial Director, adds, “Iain’s wealth of experience and broad spectrum of skills make this a fantastic appointment for us and we believe he’ll make great strides as our new Group HR Director. We look forward to working with him to drive forward plans for our HR function and continue to develop our offering as a leading employer in the property industry.”