Catherine Warbrick has been
promoted to group HR director
Warbrick joined Costain in 2006
and has performed a number of
senior leadership roles, most
recently as director of learning and development
and corporate responsibility and prior to that as
investor relations director.
Highlights of her career with Costain include
developing and implementing the group’s first
corporate responsibility strategy, achieving
Platinum status in Business in the Community’s
CR Index in 2013, and driving change to achieve
the group’s recognition in The Times Top 50
Employers for Women in 2018 and 2019.
Under her guidance Costain won Business
in the Community’s Gender Game Changers
Award 2019 for its work on gender parity in early
Element Materials Technology
(Element) has appointed
Nancy Grösch as executive
vice president (EVP) for
Grösch brings 20 years of
international HR experience to Element and
most recently served as senior vice president
global HR at Jet Aviation, a global business
aviation solution provider.
After starting her career at Auburn University,
she also held positions with The Home Depot,
Airbus Group and General Electric (GE) Power
Conversion, working internationally across
Europe in a number of operational, strategic and
corporate roles and progressing to global HR
leader engineering, product management, and
power electronics at GE Power Conversion.
Angela Ogilvie to global HR
director after her predecessor
Chris Lynch stepped down.
Ogilvie, who has been with
the firm since 1995 and is
promoted from the role of head of partner
advisory, takes overall leadership of the firm’s
global HR function.
She is responsible for helping to achieve the
firm’s vision and strategy, driving business
performance, and creating a high-performance
culture and environment where talented people
from diverse backgrounds are able and motivated
to perform at their best.
Ogilvie said: “I am excited to... continue
developing a best-in-class HR team, as well as
shaping a people strategy that makes Linklaters a
great place to work, with the firm being lauded as
a responsible and inclusive business.”
People moves Personal development
Wendy Aslett and
stepped up to the
Aslett is currently HR director for the nations
and regions, while Currie is HR director for
content, radio and education.
From 1 November they will carry out the role
on a shared basis, each working three days a week.
They will report to group managing director Bob
Shennan, and sit on the executive committee.
Aslett and Currie said: “We feel incredibly
privileged to be part of the leadership of the BBC
at such an exciting and challenging time. We
inherit a brilliant HR team who we know are as
passionate as we are”.
director of people at
the Wellcome Trust,
has been appointed
chair of its board
Kering has named
Denzel as chief
and talent of cer
has been hired
of cerat Aspen
has joined Royal
of London as
Henkel has appointed
as head of HR
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