Redington appoints first chief people officer

Redington Investment consultancy Redington has promoted Katherine FitzGerald as its first chief people officer, joining its executive leadership team.

FitzGerald joined Redington as head of people in 2020 and leads all aspects of the firm’s people operations, including culture, wellbeing and engagement, recruitment and onboarding, alongside performance management.

According to the employer, it created the role of chief people officer to reflect its continued focus on maintaining an open and inclusive culture that allows employees to thrive, driving better outcomes for its people, clients and end-beneficiaries.

FitzGerald has 20 years of experience, as well as people and leadership expertise. Prior to joining Redington, she held a number of senior people and strategy roles.

FitzGerald said: “The opportunity to work as part of Redington’s executive leadership team, transforming our people agenda excites me. Culture, our people, and how we treat each other is paramount at Redington and we will continue to strive to create an environment that fosters integrity, diversity, inclusivity and open communication.”

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Sylvia Pozezanac, chief executive officer at Redington, added: “The most critical driver of our success at Redington is our incredible and talented team. We are therefore thrilled to recognise this by creating a new executive role.

“We are proud to appoint Katherine as our chief people officer and to our leadership team. She has had a significant impact since joining Redington and this promotion reflects her many contributions and her skills. I look forward to continuing to work closely with her in this new capacity.”