Samantha Lucas has joined Wightlink Ferries as Head of Human Resources and Organisational Development, it has been announced.
She joins the company from DP World in Southampton and has also held senior roles at Southampton Solent University, which runs Warsash Maritime Academy, as well as the Maritime and Coastguard Agency, Marks and Spencer and the NHS.
“I am thrilled to join Wightlink at this time as we invest £45 million in a new ship and port improvements.
“We are a major employer on the Isle of Wight and on the mainland and our staff are among the best in the business. I look forward to getting to know everyone over the next few weeks.”
Samantha takes over from Sue Harris who has retired after 6 years at Wightlink.