Kath joined Rolls-Royce in 2009 initially as HR Director, Global Resourcing & Development. Now responsible for a team of 700 HR professionals worldwide, Kath’s role is integral to Rolls-Royce’s ambition to create a high performance culture capable of delivering revenue-doubling growth over the next 10 years.
Prior to Rolls-Royce Kath held a variety of senior positions, most recently as Vice President, HR & Communications for the Research and Development division of pharmaceutical company AstraZeneca. Prior to AstraZeneca Kath spent a short time with GUS plc, and eleven years at GlaxoSmithKline plc, she started her career at the London Stock Exchange as a graduate trainee. She has a degree in History from Lancaster University.