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Americas FS

  • Kathy Deacon joins AQR Capital as the Head of HR Business Partnership. Prior to this, she was the Head of HR for FICC at Morgan Stanley.
  • Christopher Fabro joins Bank of America as the Global Head of Compensation & Benefits from Willis Towers Watson where he was the Head of Financial Services Industry Group & MD for Talent and Rewards.
  • Corinne Heyes joins Barclays as the Head of HR from Citi where she was an MD.
  • Dana Codispoti becomes the HR COO and Head of HR Solutions at BNY Mellon. Previously she was the Head of Firmwide Culture, Values and Conduct Program at Morgan Stanley.
  • Cindy Stamer joins Credit Suisse as a VP and Senior Recruiter from Bloomberg where she was a Senior Recruiter.
  • Grace Koo, the former Head of Equity Derivative Structuring and Strategy at Credit Suisse, joins AQR Capital as the Head of Talent Acquisition.
  • John James is appointed CHRO at Vanguard. Previously he was the Head of Europe.

Americas Non-FS

  • Linda Rogers joins Dolby International as the SVP for HR. Prior to this, she was the CHRO at Escillicon Corporation.
  • Leander LeSure joins Getty Images as the CHRO from Western Union where he was the Global Head of HR.
  • Carolyn Cook-Lenna becomes the Global HR Leader for IBM Financing. Previously she was the Senior HR Business Partner for Global Markets at Deutsche Bank.
  • Marjan Panah joins McCann Worldgroup as the Chief Talent Officer, from Publicis Healthcare where she was the EVP of Global Human Resources.
  • Nancy Ramsey Phillips joins Neilsen as the CHRO from Broadcom where she was the EVP and CHRO.
  • Julia Kauffman joins Tishman Speyer as the Global Head of Human Capital from Guggenheim Partners where she was the Senior MD and Chief Administration Officer.
  • Liane Hornsey joins Uber as the CHRO. Previously she was a VP at Google.
  • Charles Mah, the former Global VP for TA at SAP, becomes the VP Global Talent Acquisition at Workday.


  • Elliott Rees-Davies joins Aspen as the Head of Reward from Santander where he was the Reward Director.
  • Anthony Cerquone joins Barry Cellabaut as the Group Head of Talent. Formerly he was the Head of HR for UBS Wealth Management.
  • Anne-Soline Thorndike joins BC Partners as the Head of HR from Burberry where she was SVP Reward and Recognition.
  • Jennifer Barker joins Carlyle Group as the Head of EMEA HR from Credit Suisse. Previously she was the Co-Head of Diversity and Inclusion in EMEA.
  • Siegfried Hoenle joins Credit Suisse as the Head of Talent and Recruitment. Prior to this, he was working for a boutique consultancy.
  • Nick Ulycz joins Domestic & General as the Group HR Director from HSBC where he was the UK Head of HR.
  • Susana Berlevy joins Ed Broking as Group HR Director from the Government Digital Agency where she held an interim position. Prior to that, she was the HR Director for Digital at Lloyds Banking Group.
  • Elaine Arden joins HSBC as the Global Head of HR from RBS where she was the Head of HR.
  • Jo Munday joins Investec as the Head of HR Service Delivery from Metro Bank, where she served as the Head of People Operations.
  • Matthew Sinnott, former Head of Reward Planning & Delivery at RBS, joins Lloyds as Director for Reward Governance and Executive Reward.
  • Anne-Sophie Curet, the former Global Head of HR at AXA Investment Management, joins Lombard Odier as the CHRO.
  • Richard Moore becomes the Global Head of HR for Maitland. Previously he was the HR Director for EMEA at Columbia Threadneedle.
  • Susan Cicco was promoted to CEO & Chairman of MassMutual from her previous position as CHRO.
  • Caroline Carr joins Permira as the Group HR Director. Previously she was the EMEA Head of Business Partners and Continental Europe and Global Head of HCM Marketing for Goldman Sachs.
  • Cathy Lewis is promoted to Group HR Director at RSA. Previously she served as the ED for HR and Corporate Services.
  • Tanuj Kalpashrami, the former Head of HR for EMEA at HSBC, joins Standard Chartered as the Head of Talent, Learning and Culture.
  • Jo Mclean joins Swiss Re as the Head of HR for Life and Health. Previously she was the HR Director for Visa Europe Business Partnering.
  • Jeffrey Howard joins TP ICAP as the Head of Human Resources EMEA, following a period of independent consulting.
  • Christan Scherrer joins Union Bancaire Privee as the Head of HR.
  • David Henderson joins Zurich as CHRO. Previously he was the EVP for Human Resources and Chief Talent Officer at Metlife.
  • Rebecca Skitt, the former Interim HR Director at Permira, joins 10x Banking as the Chief People and Culture Officer.


  • Lloyd Stephenson joins Ashurst as the Global Head of Resourcing for HR. Previously he was the Global Resourcing Partner at Barclays.
  • Chris Meyrick becomes the SVP for HR International at Avis. Previously he was the Chief Diversity Officer at American Express.
  • Lorraine Little, the former EMEA University Recruitment Manager at Facebook joins BT as the Head of Talent Entry Programmes.
  • Lene Reitzel becomes the CHRO for Danfoss. Formerly she was the Head of HR for Maersk Drilling.
  • Pema Radha joins EY as the Strategic Advisor for Global Advisory. Previously she was the HR Director at Octopus Investments.
  • Sarah Harper, former EMEA and India Head of Recruiting, joins Freshfields as the Head of HR.
  • Mogens Raun becomes the Group Head of Talent at ISS A/S. In his previous role, he served as the CHRO at Saxo Bank.
  • Heidi Coppin, former People Director of, joins MATCHESFASHION.COM as Chief HR Officer.
  • James Watson joins McKinsey as the Director of Global Recruiting from eBay where he was the Director of Talent Management.
  • Simon Holland joins Oliver Wyman as a Partner from HSBC where he was the Group Head of Development.
  • Susanna Warner joins Schneider Electric as the VP International Mobility from AXA where she was the Global Head of Talent Acquisition.
  • Christina Mueller joins Takeda as the Head of HR from UBS where she was the Head of Engagement and Culture.
  • Lee Yeap becomes the EMEA Recruiting Director at Tesla, joining from Johnson Controls where he was the Senior Director for Talent Acquisition.
  • Thea Fineren joins Treatwell as the Head of People from Transferwise where she was the Global Head of Talent and HR Operations.
  • Catherine Lynch, the Chief People Officer at Virgin Media, joins from Towergate Insurance where she was the Group HR Director.
  • Cecilie Soendergaard Nielsen joins Vitol Group as the Head of HR EMEA from Damco where she was the Head of HR Corporate Offices & Executive HR Partnering.
  • Claire Rickard is promoted to Head of Resourcing at Vodafone from her previous position as Head of HR for UK Corporate Functions.
  • Deborah Lee joins Yoox Net-A-Porter Group as the Chief People Officer. Previously she was the Chief HR Officer for BT Global Services.talent-map


  • Kam To is promoted to Director Head of People at Aviva. Previously she was the SVP HR for HK and China.
  • Cynthia Sit, joins Sun Life Financial as CHRO from DBS, where she was the Head of Talent Management / Learning and Development.
  • Margaret Murphy becomes the Group CHRO at QBE. Prior to this she was Chief of Staff to the Group HR Director at Barclays.
  • Jason Wiggin, former Director of Recruitment for Capital Markets and Investor & Treasury Services at RBC, joins Standard Chartered as the Head of Senior and Specialist Hiring.


  • Anil Jalali joins Capgemini as the CHRO for India from IBM where he was the Executive Director HR.
  • Deepali Bhardwarj becomes the Head of HR for India at Cushman & Wakefield. She joins from Save the Children where she was Head of HR.
  • Phil Rutherford joins KPMG Australia as the Head of Talent Acquisition from Credit Suisse HK where he was the APAC Head of Talent Acquisition.

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