Diageo has made changes in its HR department

Diageo has made changes in its HR department

Diageo is to expand the role of one of its management team to cover the post of an HR colleague who will depart for the auto industry. 

Leanne Wood, the firm's global talent & organisation effectiveness director, will assume Simon Lenton's position on 1 January, Diageo told just-drinks yesterday (5 December). Lenton is currently HR director, global supply & procurement, but will become Jaguar's HR director on 14 January.

Previously, he has held the positions of HR director international, HR director venture markets and HR director Great Britain. Before joining Diageo,

Wood has previously worked for Dunkin' Brands and Allied Domecq.

Yesterday, Diageo said its vodka platform is ready to find growth in China despite baijiu's dominance in the country.