Human resources specialist joins leading global contractor

Nathalie Lion Haddad has been named Chief People Officer of the Permasteelisa Group. A human resources executive with more than 20 years’ international experience, Nathalie has a track record of leading cultural, organisational and leadership transformation in diverse global business contexts across the oil and gas, electronics and mining industries.

Born in France and now living in London, she studied English Language and Business at the Sorbonne University in Paris. She has lived and worked around the world in West and North Africa, Dubai, Madagascar and Canada for leading organisations including BHP Billiton, LG Electronics, Sherritt International Corporation and Golden Star Resources, before setting up her own consulting and coaching business.

Nathalie joins the Permasteelisa Group in this new position having operated for the business as an independent consultant since early 2023, supporting the Executive Leadership Team with executing its global transformation plan.

Permasteelisa Group is the leading global contractor in the design, engineering, project management, manufacture, installation and after-sales service of technically advanced building envelopes.

Nathalie said:

“I am delighted to take up this position and look forward to continuing to partner with our talented teams globally to cultivate an environment that empowers and inspires our employees and unlocks our collective potential.

“Permasteelisa is a leader in its field, and this is an exciting time for the organisation, with an opportunity to become the go-to employer of choice not only in its industry, but within the global construction industry as a whole.” 

She will report directly to Permasteelisa’s Group CEO, Liam Cummins and joins him on the Executive Committee.

Liam said:

“Nathalie has supported the group since early 2023 and has made a fantastic contribution. I am pleased to welcome her officially to our business and as a member of my Executive Leadership Team. 

“Our people are the driving force behind our success and Nathalie will continue to partner with our leadership team, to ensure we have the right strategies and initiatives in place to support our employee growth and foster an environment of excellence.”

Nathalie’s key focus areas will include overseeing all aspects of the employee experience while placing increased emphasis on inclusion, diversity and wellbeing and accelerating leadership and organisational development.

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