Denis Barnard

A HUMAN resources expert from Suffolk has been appointed chief executive of the HRIS comparison website HRcomparison.com.Denis Barnard, who spent 12 years as personnel manager for Fred Olsen in London and Ipswich in, is to head the new online service - the UK's first HRIS comparison website.

A HUMAN resources expert from Suffolk has been appointed chief executive of the HRIS comparison website HRcomparison.com.

Denis Barnard, who spent 12 years as personnel manager for Fred Olsen in London and Ipswich in, is to head the new online service - the UK's first HRIS comparison website.

Since 2005, Mr Barnard, who lives near Stowmarket, has also been involved with the development of the human capital measurement tool The Newbury Index.

In the past, Mr Barnard has worked with clients including TSL Education Ltd (Times Educational Supplement), Argos, Greene King plc, the Dorchester Hotel and Homebase.

From 1996 to 2003, Barnard - who is married with two grown-up sons - was with the Universal Music Group.

In 2000 he co-founded the successful boutique consultancy HRmeansbusiness Ltd providing high quality HR to both the public and private sectors.

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Mr Barnard said: “It's a thrilling new project. From June 15, HR professionals will be able to log onto HRcomparison.com and take an easy-to-follow questionnaire aimed at fine-tuning a software solution to meet their exact needs.”