Pets at Home recruits chief people officer

Pets at HomePet care business Pets at Home has appointed Rachel Mooney (pictured) as chief people officer.

Prior to joining Pets at Home, Mooney held senior roles at global brands including Google and Vodafone, and held the roles of chief people officer at Monzo and Snow Software. She was also a non-executive board member at Vodafone Group Services and Women’s Aid Ireland.

Throughout her career, Mooney has developed talent acquisition strategies, upskilled leadership, and shaped organisational effectiveness and people engagement strategies.

Mooney said: “I am delighted to be joining the Pets At Home team and being part of an exciting and growing business that is centred on the wellbeing and welfare of our wonderful animal friends and their owners.”

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Lyssa McGowan, chief executive officer of Pets at Home, added: “I am incredibly excited that Rachel is joining our executive leadership team and I know she will quickly become a huge asset to our business. She is an outstanding leader who brings with her vast experience leading best in class people functions across globally recognised brands, as well as within smaller, more agile and digitally-led organisations.

“We are incredibly lucky to have amazing colleagues across the business who live and breathe our special pets culture, and with Rachel’s guidance we will continue to build a supportive and inclusive environment where our colleagues can truly thrive.”