Post Office names new group chief people officer

Post OfficePost Office has appointed Jane Davies (pictured) as group chief people officer, joining the business as of this month.

Davies has worked in human resources leadership roles since 2013, most recently as chief people officer and a statutory board director at McKesson UK, which includes the Lloyds Pharmacy and AAH businesses.

Davies has held board level group HR director positions where she implemented people strategies for FTSE organisations, including Wincanton and Galliford Try. Earlier in her career, she held the position as HR director for Spirit Group, part of Punch Taverns.

Davies said: “I am delighted to be appointed as group chief people officer for Post Office, a business which plays such an important role in communities across the UK. I am looking forward to working with everyone across the business in addressing the challenges of the people agenda and building an even more collaborative, supportive and trusting culture.”

Nick Read, chief executive of the Post Office, added: “I am delighted that Jane is joining Post Office and brings her wealth of experience to ensure we continue to be a great place to work. Jane will focus on delivering a high-performance company culture that enables partnership working and delivers for our postmasters. I look forward to welcoming Jane to the team.”