Tanith Dodge, HR director, Marks & Spencer

Tanith Dodge joined Marks & Spencer as director of HR in 2008. She is a member of the M&S management committee, leading HR for its 78,000 employees across the UK and 42 territories internationally.

Tanith Dodge has been at the retail stalwart Marks & Spencer for seven years and has spearheaded HR transformation at the company.

Before joining M&S, she was group HR director at WH Smith, where she also held responsibility for public relations, communications and Post Office operations.

Prior to this, she was senior vice president human resources for Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) at InterContinental Hotels Group. Dodge has also held senior HR roles at Diageo and Prudential Corporation.

She is member of the Employee Engagement Taskforce. Launched in early 2011, the independent taskforce aims to improve workplace productivity through higher motivation and engagement.

She is also a member of the Business in the Community talent & skills leadership team and sits of the board of the BITC business action on homelessness campaign.

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