BARCLAYS has announced two new appointments to its Wealth and Investment Management division, with Elaine Codona and Lindsey Finnie joining its human resources team in the Isle of Man.
Elaine joins Barclays Wealth and Investment Management as Head of HR for offshore islands, assuming responsibility for the HR function across the Isle of Man, Jersey and Guernsey.
She brings more than 12 years of HR management experience in global organisations, most recently at Coca Cola Enterprises.
Elaine said: ‘I am excited to be joining the team at Barclays and will be focused on building upon the excellent work that has taken place so far across the HR function to attract, encourage, reward and develop the best talent, enabling Barclays to deliver its commercial vision and goals.’
Lindsey also brings a wealth of experience to the HR team, having worked in various industries including in multinational organisations in the UK before taking a recent break to focus on raising her family.
She joins Barclays with enthusiasm for the challenges and demands of her role as HR Business Partner.
She said: ‘I am really looking forward to working with one of the largest private sector employers in the island, which has an interesting and diverse workforce. I am excited to be working with Elaine and the rest of the Barclays Isle of Man team to develop and enhance the existing human resources initiatives and policies.’
Elaine added: ‘Barclays is committed to developing and supporting its staff in the Isle of Man and is currently involved in a new global learning curriculum which aims to develop the core skills of our workforce to improve effectiveness and staff engagement. We are also holding workshops locally covering career management and development designed to help support our colleagues looking to progress their career through the organisation.’
Managing director at Barclays Isle of Man Simon Scott said: ‘We’re pleased to welcome Elaine and Lindsey to the Isle of Man team. They have both had remarkable careers to date and we are looking forward to benefiting from their experience. As one of the largest private sector employers in the island, human resources and people development are very important aspects of our business. As well as our commitment to supporting our staff we also work closely with the Isle of Man Government departments of Education and Children and Economic Development in an effort to help boost opportunities for young people in the workplace, which we will continue to build on in the future.’