Reward Movers & Shakers – June 2024

Oakleaf Executive has seen a number of senior moves within the London market across all areas of HR.  There has been significant movement within the Senior Reward market revealing a renewed optimism in hiring over the last six months.

With businesses navigating the economic recovery, the role of a Reward Director has never been so pivotal. From structuring competitive pay scales to tailored benefits programs, organisations understand that Reward leaders play a critical role in attracting and retaining top talent , driving performance, influencing employee satisfaction and shaping the corporate culture.

Many congratulations to the following individuals on securing new roles.

  • Laura Smith has joined Lancashire Insurance Group as Group Head of Reward
  • Thomas Francis has become Head of Reward at Deepl.
  • Charlotte Mager has joined Royal Mail as Director of Reward
  • Nick Williams took up the role at RES as Head of Rewards
  • Matt Maltby has become the Head of Compensation & Benefits at Klarna
  • Matt Sinnott joined Allianz Holdings plc. as Head of Performance & Reward
  • Christopher Read has become Global Head of Compensation & Benefits at Qube Research & Technologies
  • Bertrand Hamon has been appointed as Global Head of Rewards & Performance at Aptia Group
  • Steph Hallett has joined Kier Group as Group Reward & Pensions Director
  • Amy Chaudhuri has been appointed by Auto Trader UK as Head of Reward
  • Neil Fitzgerald has joined The Openwork Partnership
  • James Eaton has joined Petroc as Group Head of Reward
  • Mark Fowkes has become Head of Reward & Benefits at LV
  • James Whitaker has started at McDonalds as Reward Lead UK&I

Article written by Fiona Rooney – Principal – Executive search

Emma Castillo

Emma Castillo

Director – Executive Search

Sarah Alexander

Sarah Alexander

Director – Executive Search

Damien Barnett

Damien Barnett

Principal – Executive Search

Theo Karageorgis

Theo Karageorgis

Executive Engagement and Research Manager

Carly Field

Carly Field

Executive Engagement and Research Manager

Fiona Rooney

Fiona Rooney

Senior Principal

Richard Colgan

Richard Colgan

Founder and CEO

Amy Morris

Amy Morris

Managing Director - UK