Global facilities services provider, ISS, has announced the appointment of Michelle Healy as its new chief people & culture officer.
Healy joins the company with 14 years experience in global human resources and three years in general management. Prior to her new appointment, she worked for global brewing company, SABMiller, where she held the position of director of the Group’s target operating model programme, and spent more than two years establishing and leading a significant group-wide change programme, reporting to the CEO. She has also spent a number of years working for British American Tobacco.
Healy has a solid international outlook. She is an Irish national, fluent in German and speaks French. She has lived and worked in Ireland, the UK, Germany, the Czech Republic, Switzerland, the Netherlands and Hong Kong.
She holds a bachelor’s degree in International Marketing and Languages from Dublin City University and a master’s degree in Business Administration (MBA) from NIMBAS (now TIAS business school) in the Netherlands.
Jeff Gravenhorst, Group CEO, ISS A/S commented:
“With Michelle Healy as part of our global leadership team, we will significantly strengthen our focus on people and on building a stronger ISS culture. This is an important part of our journey to become the preferred partner to our customers and the preferred employer within the industry. To reflect the widened focus, we will now refer to this functional area as Group People & Culture.”
Commenting on her new appointment Healy said:
“ISS is one of the world’s largest private employers; it’s a dynamic company with an inspiring vision, and puts its people at the very core of its strategy for success. I’m very excited to be joining the ISS team and to be taking up the responsibility of leading a further strengthening of the company’s focus on people, culture and leadership.”