BMS Group appoints new group chief people officer

BMS Group people officer

Specialist insurance and reinsurance broker BMS Group has appointed Ali Trauttmansdorff group chief people officer.

Trauttmansdorff, who will be based in London, will report to Nick Cook, chief executive officer of BMS Group, and join the executive committee.

In her role, Trauttmansdorff will be focused on supporting the group’s merger and acquisition ambitions by ensuring that it has robust onboarding, integration and talent management processes as it brings new employees into the business.

She will also lead the attraction of new talent and its development, enhance wellbeing and reward strategies, and focus on diversity, equity and inclusion. Trauttmansdorff will additionally make culture and belonging, fostering diversity of thought, and providing high quality employee experiences and advancement, a key feature of her work.

Trauttmansdorff was recently chief human resources officer of a US global wealth and alternatives manager, and has also held senior and global HR positions at Goldman Sachs, and Rothschild and Co.

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Trauttmansdorff said: “I am delighted to join BMS at this stage in its growth story. The team in London and throughout our many global offices are exceptional and the culture is truly collaborative. BMS is already showing that you can create an inclusive environment that enhances performance and career development, and I am excited to contribute to this ambitious people-first vision in partnership with our leaders around the globe.”

Cook added: “As BMS continues its global expansion, Ali’s strategic insight and extensive experience in working with businesses across the world, ranging from Asia, the UAE [United Arab Emirates], Europe and the US will be invaluable. It is with enormous pleasure that I welcome Ali and look forward to working with her and all the members of the executive group to help us deliver our ambitious growth plans.”