Helen Humphrey is a former Vice President of National Operations at McDonalds Restaurants Ltd. During her 29 years with McDonald’s Helen progressed from a 16 year old Crew Member serving and preparing food for customers, to become the company’s first female Vice President for Operations. Helen held numerous roles during her career, including restaurant operations, IT and training & development. In 2006 Helen became a member of the McDonald’s UK Executive Team, responsible for developing McDonald’s UK strategy and business plan.

Helen has been a recipient of numerous awards including the McDonald’s President’s Award, given to the top 1% of employees worldwide. In 2009 she also received the Everywoman, Women in Retail ‘Inspiration of the Year’ award in recognition of her work setting up McDonald’s UK Women’s Leadership Network and the Women’s Leadership Development Programme.

Since leaving McDonald’s Helen has spent time doing pro-bono work with social enterprises and local organisations to help deliver social mobility opportunities for young people; an area for which she has a real passion.

Helen is currently Chair of Sport Wales Advisory Group and a Board Member for Hockey Wales. Helen speaks regularly at leadership events.

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Speaker Contact Details:
Twitter: @helenhumphrey83

Event Details:
Date: Tuesday 7th January 2014
Time: 6.00pm – 8.30pm
Place: Hilton Hotel, Chepstow Road, Langstone, Newport NP19 2LX
Food: Delicious buffet including dessert
Price: Free for members and £15 for non-members*. Monthly membership £10. Annual membership for 12 months is only £85.

* First time visitors may attend for free if they arrive with a GBWN postcard (excluding special events). Postcards are available from GBWN members.

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