Travis Perkins has appointed Emma Rose as the group’s new HR director, with immediate effect.
Rose joins the business from Kerry Foods, where she held the position of HR Director.
She has a distinguished HR career that spans a range of companies and industries, from Intercontinental Hotels group, to Mondelez International, Cadbury, Coca-Cola and M&S.
In 2018, Rose’s achievements were recognised at the HR Excellence Awards, when she won the prestigious HR Director of the Year award.
She said: “I am delighted and excited to join Travis Perkins; a business that has such a longstanding reputation for great performance and great people.I’ve been very struck by how the colleague focus is alive and kicking across the business, and the ambition of the team for future growth and continued leadership in the industry.”
Travis Perkins CEO, Nick Roberts, added: “The conditions under which we will operate in the future requires us to develop and care for our people in new and innovative ways as we move our business forward, and so I am delighted to welcome Emma onboard.
“I know that her wealth of knowledge and experience will be invaluable in ensuring that our colleagues remain central to our success.”