KR Group hires Group Director of Change

31st October, 2018 - 12:00pm

1 November 2018: KR Group, the leading specialist provider of financial solutions to the over 55’s, has appointed Georgina Callaghan as Group Director of Change.

Georgina joins the company following an exceptional track record across transformation, change and digital leadership roles; most recently in her role as Senior Programme Manager for The Co-op where she led the operating model transformation. Georgina’s career has spanned the digital transformation of Auto-Trader, the international roll out of Barclays Digital payments platform, management consulting at PwC which included simplifying the administration of Lehman Brothers in the UK.

At the KR Group, Georgina will take accountability for the Group change function scheduling and resourcing the projects across Key, more 2 life and the Group. She will ensure advancements are made regarding the long term Group strategy and will manage the delivery of the change portfolio. Georgina will report directly to Dave Johnson, Chief Digital Officer.

Dave Johnson, Chief Digital Officer, KR Group said; “This new role will reflect our growing change agenda as we continue to invest and grow as a business. Georgina will be a great asset to the team and I look forward to working with her on some exciting new projects.”

Georgina Callaghan, Director of Change, KR Group said; “I am absolutely delighted to be joining KR Group at such an exciting time. I am passionate about driving innovation and keeping the transformational goals of the Group in sight. I will be making sure we deliver the right changes, in executing the long term strategy.”


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