L-Acoustics appoints new chief people officer

L-Acoustics chief people officerL-Acoustics, a manufacturer of loudspeakers, amplifiers, marketing materials and signal processing devices, has appointed Anne Hamlett chief people officer as part of its focus on its people-centric education and innovation culture.

Hamlett will provide a people-focused contribution to key strategic topics at the C-level and directly lead three L-Acoustics divisions: people, legal, tax and compliance, and education and scientific outreach.

She will help cultivate a strong employee experience, strengthen the brand, and create an internal and external education programme that boosts creativity, employability and resilience of employees.

Since joining L-Acoustics more than 20 years ago, Hamlett has overseen a 30% employee increase, that will see it reach 1,000 team members this year. Prior to this, she oversaw contract negotiations for a direct marketing firm and managed human resources for an IP consultancy.

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Hamlett said: “As chief people officer, I’m proud to elevate our people-first culture at the heart of our global strategy. The people, legal and education teams have evolved into an exceptionally talented group, united by a mission to encourage growth and development for our teams and partners worldwide. Continuing to support their advancement will be my honour and privilege.”

Hervé Guillaume and Laurent Vaissié, co-chief executive officers at L-Acoustics, added: “For years, we have valued collaborating with Anne and we value her unwavering contribution to the growth and success of L-Acoustics. Anne’s strategic vision has significantly enhanced our strength and established a people first culture. Her expertise, leadership and strategic acumen position her as the right leader to shape our global workforce, enhance employee experiences, and help define our path forward.”