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14/02/13: Electricity North West welcomes new business services director

Electricity North West, the company that owns and maintains the regional power network, has appointed Helen Sweeney in the newly-created role of business services director. Helen Sweeney new business services director at Electricity North West

Helen has joined the company from construction firm NG Bailey where she held the position of group HR director for six years.

Helen brings more than 30 years’ experience to her new role at Electricity North West, where she will be responsible for HR, communications, property, fleet and logistics.

Chief executive at Electricity North West, Steve Johnson, said: “I am delighted to welcome Helen to the company.

“Although our business is about managing a network of wires and infrastructure, it is our people who drive the company forward and keep the lights on for everyone in the region.

“I’m sure that Helen’s great experience and knowledge will help us continue recruiting and training talented people who will preserve and repair the electricity network for our five million customers across the North West.”

Helen said: “Electricity North West takes pride in its workforce and recognises the importance of staff welfare. I’m looking forward to making a positive contribution so that all employees across the business reach their full potential.

“I will be working with my colleagues to cement Electricity North West as a leading company which delivers to our customers and where people are proud to work.”

Electricity North West connects 2.4 million properties and more than 5 million people in the region to the National Grid.

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