Denise D’Hondt, compensation and benefits manager Europe, for Levi Strauss & Co Europe in Bel-gium, has left the company and has been replaced by former human resources director, Belinda Hans-ford who takes the new title of re-muneration director Europe.

The appointment takes full effect in Jan-uary and will be based in Brussels. Hansford has been with Levi Strauss for 17 years, and for the past two years has been in San Francisco.