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Promotion for Tui's HR director

Jacky Simmonds has been promoted to deputy group HR director at TUI Travel

Simmonds joined the travel business in 2000 and held several senior positions before being promoted to HR director of First Choice Mainstream in 2005.

At the formation of TUI Travel two years ago, she was promoted to HR director for TUI UK & Ireland where she has played a vital part in the merger and integration of Thomson and First Choice to create the successful TUI UK & Ireland. Simmonds will continue in her principal role as HR director of UK & Ireland but she will also progressively become involved in group HR activities.