South West-based law firm Mogers Drewett has appointed Gillian Pears as its Human Resources Director.
Joining the firm from the global workwear company Williamson-Dickie Europe, where she was Human Resources Director – Europe and the Middle East, Gillian has extensive experience in employee relations, talent acquisition, learning and development, internal communications and compensation and benefits.
Gillian was previously HR director and head of HR at media business, Future Publishing, where she was responsible to its board of directors for HR policy, payroll, training, resourcing as well as flexible working and family-friendly policies.
Gillian is a fellow of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD) and brings more than 25 years’ HR experience to the firm where she will oversee its Bath, Sherborne, Wells and Frome based offices.
Discussing her appointment, Gillian, said “Mogers Drewett has an enviable reputation with hugely positive feedback from its clients, and also its employees. I’m delighted to be part of an ambitious team that promotes work life balance and is an avid supporter of local charities and sports initiatives. I’m really looking forward to building upon its flexible working ethos and supporting the firm’s continued professional development scheme.”
Managing Partner, Steven Treharne, said “Gillian is a great addition to the firm – dedicated, passionate and driven in her career – we’re delighted that she’s joined our senior management team. Also dedicated to sports, Gillian is a former World and British Triathlon champion as well as a Cycling Time Trial National Champion, so will help drive forward our focus on wellbeing.”