15th October 2014
The UK-wide health and wellbeing provider, Benenden, has announced the appointment of a new Head of HR and Organisational Development, Sonia Hudson.
Sonia will lead the organisation’s HR team based in York, managing the development of HR strategy and organisational development throughout the business.
Sonia brings a wealth of experience to the role with more than 16 years working within organisational development and business change roles, including most recently as the Group OD Manager for CPP. Prior to this, Sonia worked within Npower in the roles of OD Strategy Manager and Business Change Manager.
Commenting on her appointment Sonia said, “It’s an exciting time to join benenden as the organisation looks set to implement an ambitious strategy for growth over the next few years. There is a clear balance needed between protecting what it is that’s special about working at benenden and creating the right environment for our planned growth.
“This presents a great opportunity for the HR team and I’m very much looking forward to working closely with them to deliver the people strategy in support of the wider vision and strategic goals.”
In addition to developing the overall HR strategy for the group, Sonia will also work closely with the wider HR team on HR policy, recruitment, retention and employee engagement.