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Candidate Profile

Helene Speight

Helene Speight

Age 32
Career Global Pricing Leader
Qualifications 9 GCSEs
Home Town Wakefield

"I don't have regrets. I do what I do and deal with the consequences."

In her role at General Electric, Helene is responsible growing profits and market share in the automotive, airline, oil and gas industries. She began her working life as an admin assistant in insurance before spells as a recruitment consultant, performance analyst in telesales, and in I.T. related fields before moving to General Electric in 2000. Employed in a very masculine environment, single Helene is equally at home drinking wine with the girls and having a pint watching the rugby. She dislikes jealous women, bullying and incompetence, but believes she can triumph though her ability to be decisive, inclusive, and influential in the workplace.

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