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HS2 appoints former BT, MoJ and Post Office HR director

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HS2 Ltd has appointed a new human resources director.

Neil Hayward has previously held senior roles in human resources working for BT, the Ministry of Justice, Serco Group and the Post Office, and from November 13 he will take up his new position with HS2.

Neil has more than 20 years’ experience helping to deliver improvements in public and private organisations at a senior level.

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In his most recent role working for the Post Office, Neil helped to restore the company to profit under public ownership after years of significant losses.

HS2 CEO Mark Thurston said that the high-speed line’s success will come from its people and that Neil’s experience in implementing change will be “extremely valuable”, especially as the company moves from developing to delivering HS2.

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