NG Bailey, one of the UK ’s largest privately owned building services providers, has appointed Karen Miles as learning and development director.
Dr Miles has been promoted internally, after having spent the last two years as strategy manager for the company, where she was responsible for developing the corporate direction for the business. Previously, she was marketing and planning manager for NG Bailey, a role in which she spent a year developing the company’s marketing strategy and setting up a PR capability.
Prior to joining NG Bailey in 2004, Dr Miles was a post doctoral research fellow at Leeds University and also held a variety of marketing related roles at companies including Barclays Bank and Millward Brown.
The main focus in her new role will be to build upon the company’s current development and training offering. This will involve creating new training programmes, developing existing employees and also building the company’s reputation as an employer of choice among potential and future recruits.