Trinity Mirror makes senior HR appointment

Trinity Mirror has announced the appointment of Rachel Stock to the newly-created role of Group HR Director.

Rachel joins the business in January 2015 and will take responsibility for the group’s HR function. Rachel will report directly to Chief Executive Simon Fox.

Simon said: “I am delighted that we have attracted somebody of Rachel’s calibre to this key new role. Creating a positive and collaborative working environment for everyone who works for Trinity Mirror is incredibly important to me. Rachel’s experience will be invaluable as we build on the important work we have already achieved in transforming our business and culture.

“Ultimately, I want Trinity Mirror to become one of the most open, creative and dynamic places to work and Rachel’s leadership across HR will help us to realise these goals.”

Rachel is currently HR Director for Hearst Corporation (Hearst Magazines UK), and previously she worked as the BBC’s HR Director, News and Audio Music and before that at Random House in a variety of senior HR roles.

Rachel said: "It is an exciting time to be joining Trinity Mirror and I am looking forward to working with Simon and the team on the ongoing transformation of the business. Trinity Mirror is an organisation with a great heritage, iconic brands, talented people and it has an exciting and ambitious future. I am thrilled to have the opportunity to be part of its future success.”