Easyjet names new group people director

Easyjet Airline Easyjet has appointed Jane Storm (pictured) to join as its group people director in the spring.

Storm will join from the position of chief people officer at over-50s services busines Saga Group. Prior to this, she built her career in HR and retail at Tesco, where she worked in a variety of roles over a period of 19 years.

She will succeed Ella Bennett, who leaves after nearly five years as group people director. During her time at the airline, Bennett worked with the board and chief executive officer, created HR process improvements, and implemented its inclusion and diversity framework.

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Johan Lundgren, chief executive officer at Easyjet, said: “I am really pleased that Jane will be joining Easyjet. Jane has experience of working in international public limited company businesses and brings with her strong transformation skills and commercial acumen alongside a strong focus on culture, talent and succession planning.

“I would also like to take this opportunity to thank Ella for her huge contribution, commitment and passion over the past five years at Easyjet.”