LPA appoints global head of human resources

LPA Financial markets software and advisory firm LPA has hired Katrin Becker-Oligmueller (pictured) as global head of human resources to help drive its people agenda and advance its talent strategy.

Based in the business’ headquarters in Frankfurt, Germany, Becker-Oligmueller will be responsible for leading its global HR function, including hiring, retaining, training and investing in employees, as well as helping to further drive its commitment to diversity.

She joined the firm having held roles at Radisson Hotel Group, Innocean Worldwide Europe and Sodexo.

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Becker-Oligmueller said: “I am thrilled to join LPA at such an exciting time, and I look forward to advancing its talent strategy. It has seen tremendous growth over recent months and years, which presents LPA with multiple opportunities to invest in people and their careers. My hands-on approach to human resources will help LPA develop its most important asset, our people.”

Peter Schurau, chief executive officer of LPA, added: “LPA has been a leader in financial markets for over 20 years and as we continue to grow and expand our global footprint, investing in our people is fundamental for the future of the business. The leadership team at LPA has always recognised that our greatest asset is our people and, together with Katrin, we look forward to fostering a great environment for the brightest minds in our industry.”