Boots International , Head of HR
Linda is the Head of Human Resources for Boots International, part of Alliance Boots, a leading international pharmacy-led health and beauty group. Their focus is on helping people look and feel their best. Linda heads up the HR, Communications, and Learning & Development functions. Linda started her career in operational management, in pharmaceuticals and food manufacturing, before moving across to HR 12 years ago. She has a held a number of senior HR positions within manufacturing, logistics and supply chain functions most notably within United Biscuits and Molson Coors. Her role within the Boots International business is to determine and lead the people agenda via a Central UK team offering best practice support to the retail operations in the various markets across the globe, including Thailand, the Gulf and the US to name but a few. Linda has a passion for identifying and developing talent within the organisation as well as looking for ways to create a great place to work that people want to be a part of. Linda is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Management and a Chartered Member of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development.