APC names Liz Stokes as new HR director

APC HR directorUK parcel delivery network APC has appointed Liz Stokes as its new HR director, taking over from predecessor Corina Forman, who had been with the business for 18 years.

Stokes has a proven track record across a range of industries including defence, business services and construction, in both the UK and across the globe.

She joins from global defence business Ultra Electronics, where she previously held the role as vice president of human resources. Prior to that, she held the position of HR director at The Clancy Group and Balfour Beatty, in addition to other senior HR roles.

Stokes said: “APCs commitment to its employees and their wellbeing aligns perfectly with my passion for strategic HR leadership and driving meaningful change. I’m therefore thrilled to be joining APC and helping to drive forward the HR agenda, building upon the already strong foundations as an employer of choice. I’m committed to working with the teams across APC to continue fostering a learning, development and reward culture that champions and inspires all levels of employees.”

Jonathan Smith, chief executive at APC, added: “Liz is a highly accomplished global HR leader whose expertise in delivering impactful people strategies is unparalleled. Her extensive experience, combined with her commitment to drive sustainable change, makes her an invaluable addition to our executive team.

“Our people are our most important asset and we are constantly working to create outstanding leadership for the present and future. Employees like Liz are the future of our business and we remain committed to investing in our people, to provide our customers with the best possible service.”