Shariff now at Premier

Aly Shariff, reward and employment policy director at Whitbread, has been appointed as the new HR director for Premier Travel Inn.

He will take up his new role at the beginning of June and expects to be faced with a broader set of responsibilities than he has in his current position. Premier Travel Inn, which is part of the Whitbread group, has 15,000 employees and is set to expand in the UK and across the Middle East by autumn 2007.