Katherine FitzGerald has been appointed as Redington’s first Chief People Officer, joining the firm’s Executive Leadership Team.
Katherine joined Redington as Head of People in 2020, and leads all aspects of the firm’s people operations, including culture, well-being & engagement, recruitment & onboarding, alongside performance management.
Since joining the firm, Katherine has been instrumental in a number of people, organisational development and change initiatives – including a refresh of Redington’s family friendly policies.
Her appointment to the newly created role of Chief People Officer and to its Leadership Team reflects the firm’s continued focus on maintaining an open and inclusive culture that allows employees to thrive, driving better outcomes for its people, clients and end-beneficiaries.
Alongside Katherine’s People and leadership expertise, the Redington Executive Leadership Team will benefit from her 20 years of experience working with and engaging stakeholders at all levels to both shape and realise the businesses strategic objectives.
Prior to joining Redington she held a number of senior people and strategy roles and has built a reputation for combining a nurturing leadership style with a focus on collaborative team working, coaching, organisational and implementation skills.
Sylvia Pozezanac, CEO at Redington, commented: “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. Katherine 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.”
Katherine FitzGerald, commented: “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.”