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Holmes Noble appoints non-exec director

Holmes Noble has appointed Caroline James Nock FCIPD, group HR director of Hill & Smith Holdings plc, as a non-executive director. 

Nock’s remit is to contribute to the board in assisting the executive team in growing the company across its key sectors of industrial, supply chain management, support services, energy and infrastructure and property.

Nock began her working life in an education/industry partnership in London (Local Employer Network) undertaking research into the labour market for a range of government initiatives. She began her career in human resources with British Aerospace, in the commercial aircraft design and manufacturing operations located in the south east and north west. She joined British Rail during the privatisation process, where she became the first personnel director for Chiltern Railways.  After three years in Accenture’s business process management business, she joined a joint venture between TDG plc, Cap Gemini and 4PL named Scio before taking on the role of HR director of the TDG contract logistics division.

She has spent the last 10 years working in global social businesses in education (Oxford University Press) and reproductive health (Marie Stopes International), as HR Director and VP/HRD respectively.

Rakesh Sharma, chair at Holmes Noble, commented, “I am delighted that Caroline has joined us to sit on the board at Holmes Noble. Caroline brings a wealth of experience in senior leadership roles and will help steer the growth and expansion of the company, advancement into new markets and increasing our international footprint.”

Nock added, “I am thrilled to be given the opportunity to join the Holmes Noble team at such an exciting time and look forward to working with the Executives as they pursue their strategy for the growth of the organisation.

“I aim to contribute to our excellent reputation across our global client footprint through helping the executive team offer a market-leading experience to our clients and professional candidates.”

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