Astellas Pharma appoints Julia Watts

Astellas Pharma has appointed Julia Watts associate director of reward.

She moves to the organisation from her role as compensation and benefits manager, Europe, Middle East and Africa at Hess Corporation.

Previous interim roles include global remuneration manager at Tata Global Beverages, reward consultant at New Look and reward partner at Hays.

Watts’ other roles include director and reward consultant at Alston HR, group compensation and benefits manager at Gallaher Group, manager of international HR at KPMG, compensation and benefits manager at Le Meridien Hotels and Resorts, and remuneration analyst at UBS.