UiPath names new chief people officer

Enterprise automation software firm UiPath has hired Brigette McInnis-Day (pictured) for the role of chief people officer, effective from September.

McInnis-Day has more than two decades of enterprise software experience and will be focus on acquiring and developing talent and shaping the culture to drive business.

She was most recently vice president of human resources at Google Cloud, and prior to this worked as chief operating officer of SAP SuccessFactors and held other senior executive HR roles

McInnis-Day said: “I’m passionate about building highly diverse, highly successful people-first organisations that deliver business results. The UiPath mission of accelerating human achievement is at the heart of all people related initiatives and I’m excited to join the enterprise automation market leader at this stage in its evolution. I look forward to being part of the team that helps customers realise the transformative power of automation to drive greater business outcomes and improve how employees experience work.”

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Robert Enslin, co-chief executive officer at UiPath, added: “UiPath is proud to welcome an inspirational, motivating leader in Brigette McInnis-Day to help guide our next chapter of growth at UiPath. She brings a unique perspective having led successful people organisations in addition to her previous leadership roles working with customers to help them realise how technology can be a game changer in building resilient, scalable businesses on a global scale.

“She also brings a wealth of knowledge and experience in scaling talent within global technology providers, and proven success in implementing programs that create innovation at the individual level while strengthening people development and leadership skills broadly across an organisation.”