Marcia will be responsible for the full range of HR functions, including employee relations, training and development, reward and recognition. Marcia’s appointment will support and strengthen the Group’s high calibre management team through a period of rapid growth. Abbey recently added more than 100 employees to the business as part of its acquisition of bulk liquid food tanker company Armet Logistics.
Announcing the appointment, Steve Granite, Abbey Logistic’s CEO said: “Abbey’s transformation into a recognised National and European transport company will only be achieved through a strong, engaged and highly-motivated workforce. With her successful track record of delivering HR and organisational change across a variety of complex businesses, Marcia has exactly the right experience, vision and energy to help us achieve this.”
Marcia joins Abbey from Travelodge where she was the HR Projects Manager. She has significant experience of working in a variety of senior HR roles across a diverse range of businesses including Bibby Distribution and Asda.
Marcia said: “This is an exciting time to be joining Abbey Logistics Group. The company has achieved a great deal in a short space of time and I look forward to working with such a talented group of individuals and continuing to shape Abbey’s culture, by placing people and values at the heart of our business.”