Group HR Director
Prior to joining ECS in May 2013, Gillian Holmes held a number of senior management roles with Ciba, the Swiss based chemical company. This included managing the company’s European and UK technology infrastructure; establishing the learning & development function and heading up the Lean Manufacturing team. Laterally, as a key member of the UK site leadership team, Gillian was instrumental in the successful re-structuring of the business following the acquisition by BASF.
A Chartered Member of the CIPD, Gillian is responsible for designing and implementing best practice HR services across the ECS Group. She also has line management responsibility for the Risk and Compliance teams, ensuring that ECS complies with all regulatory legislation and does not expose the Group, or its Clients, to undue risk.