Distribution Technology, the leading provider of planning and sales technology for financial services in the UK, announced today that it has appointed Vanessa Coleman as People Director.
Vanessa will have overall corporate responsibility for the People team encompassing strategy, recruitment, organisational development and reward management.
Vanessa previously ran her own consulting company specialising in talent management, acquisition, reward and human capital advice. Her executive search career focused on the financial services and technology sectors. Prior to this, Vanessa led the Financial Services Executive Search practice for KPMG, where she worked on diverse assignments alongside KPMG Consulting in advisory work and simultaneously fulfilled a client relationship management role as the key point of contact for a large European investment bank.
On her appointment, Vanessa comments "This is a very exciting time to be joining Distribution Technology at a time when the business is expanding both in the UK and Internationally on the back of continued success with our clients. As the organisation continues to grow it becomes increasingly important to have robust people policies and an HR structure that is scalable to support the organisational strategy."
Ben Goss, CEO of Distribution Technology, commented: "Vanessa has advised Distribution Technology for several years and her knowledge of the industry and of the organisation will bring significant momentum to our already ambitious plans for growth."