Brunswick Group hires new group head of talent and HR

Brunswick Group head of HRCritical issues advisory firm Brunswick Group has appointed Fabiola Williams as its new partner and group head of talent and HR, effective 10 May.

In her new role, Williams will work closely with Meaghan Ramsey, chief people officer, and the firm’s global people team to advance the firm’s people-related priorities. She has a track record of delivering human-centric talent and HR strategies with global impact.

She joins from McArthurGlen Group, where she has been chief people officer since 2019. Responsible for HR and corporate head office facilities, she helped to rebuild the HR function and reorganise and transform the business over the past four years.

Before that, she was people and culture director at White Stuff, HR director at the Department for Work and Pensions and senior vice president of global talent at Coty, where she oversaw global talent acquisition, learning and development, culture and inclusion, and belonging.

She has also held a number of senior roles, including global HR director at The Body Shop International, international change management director at L’Oréal and HR director at L’Oréal UK and Ireland.

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Williams said: “I am delighted to be joining Brunswick to partner with the talented teams across the world on developing the HR function to support the expertise and capabilities of the firm. We live in an exciting and challenging world where people are more important than ever in navigating complexity with conscientious care and attention.”

Neal Wolin, chief executive officer of Brunswick Group, added: “At Brunswick, we are focused on nurturing a high-performance culture where all our staff can thrive and advance. Fabiola will play a key role in helping us continue to elevate our people-related efforts. She brings exceptional expertise that will be enormously valuable to our firm as we continue to scale.”