Susan Martindale, group HR director, Mitchells & Butlers
Paul Creber, September 17, 2018
Martindale was appointed group HR director for Mitchells & Butlers in November 2012 having previously been purchasing director and divisional operations director
She also led the Mitchells & Butlers business transformation programme between 2011 and 2012.
Martindale originally joined Bass on the graduate programme and then progressed into various marketing roles across the group before moving into supply chain and procurement where she carried out a number of roles.
Martindale left the company in 1998 to join Marston’s as group purchasing director. After three years she moved to Six Continents as operations director for various brands before becoming divisional director in 2008 leading numerous brands including All Bar One.
As group HR director Martindale is currently responsible for the overarching people strategy across Mitchells & Butlers, targeting its 46,000 employees. She is very proud that the HR team has been recently recognised through various industry awards for its work and commitment across apprenticeships, youth and digital learning.