Top job: Sally Gregory, vice-president HR Europe, ANC Rental CorporationOn 24 Jun 2003 in Personnel Today Comments are closed. Sally Gregory has been promoted to European vice-president for HR at ANCRental Corporation, a parent company of National Car Rental, Alamo Rent A Carand Guy Salmon. She first joined the company as personnel manager after holdinga range of HR roles. Prior to this, she worked at a school in Leicestershire,teaching biology to 14 to 18 year-olds. How do you think the role of HR will change over the next five years? Assuming the profession continues to attract high calibre, bright and intelligentindividuals, HR will continue to increase its influence on major businessdecisions. The role of HR will also expand, particularly in the area ofinternal communications and culture development. Who is the ultimate guru? David Brent. What is your essential viewing? The Office. What’s the best thing about HR? The value and appreciation people show for the support and guidance HRprovides. Being listed in the Financial Times’ Top 50 Workplaces was a greatachievement and recognition of HR’s influence. And the worst? When you’re the one they turn to when the toilets are flooding. What is the strangest situation you have been in at work? A judge in the company’s Pop Hero auditions, which were based on TV’s PopIdol. How do you fill your spare time? Watching the Leicester Tigers rugby team. What is the essential tool in your job? A fantastic team. What advice would you give to people starting out in HR? Build trust and respect for the way you can balance the commercial needs ofthe business with what’s best for the people and the legal requirements. Showearly on that there are real business benefits in treating the people well. Do you network? No. If you could do any job in the world, what would it be? I don’t believe I could be any happier than doing the job I’m in right now. What’s the best office party you’ve ever attended? The best was this year’s company roadshow, where the Pop Hero finalists Ihelped to select strutted their stuff. Gregory’s cv2002 HR vice-president for Europe,ANC Rental Corporation1992 Head of HR, ANC Rental Corporation1988 Personnel manager, ANC Rental Corporation1986 Personnel officer, GEC Energy Systems Previous Article Next Article Related posts:No related photos.