Company Announcements

Appointment of Chief People Officer

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Grainger PLC
19 November 2021

19 November 2021


Grainger plc


("Grainger", the "Group", or the "Company")



Notice of Appointment

Chief People Officer Appointment



Grainger plc, the UK's largest listed residential landlord and leader in the build-to-rent sector, is pleased to announce that Michelle Boothroyd has been appointed as its Chief People Officer.


Michelle was previously People Director at Nationwide, the world's largest building society, where she was responsible for delivery of Nationwide's strategic people and cultural transformation agenda. Prior to her time at Nationwide, Michelle held senior HR roles at Santander and RBS.


As Grainger's new Chief People Officer, Michelle will support Grainger's ambitious growth plans as the UK's leading residential landlord. This new role reflects one of Grainger's core values of 'People at the heart' and the importance it places on its people as a growing operationally-focused business. In addition, Michelle will help drive forward Grainger's Inclusion and Diversity agenda, securing the business as a leading employer in the real estate sector. Michelle will join Grainger's Executive Committee. She is expected to start in late January 2022.



Helen Gordon, Chief Executive of Grainger, said:


"We are delighted to welcome Michelle to Grainger. Her energy and experience will be invaluable as we continue to grow and build on our core value of 'People at the heart'. Our aim of being a top employer, welcoming to talent from all backgrounds, delivering great homes and a great experience to tens of thousands of residents, will benefit from Michelle's expertise."


Michelle Boothroyd said:


"I'm thrilled to be joining the Grainger team at such an exciting time of growth for the company. Its solid foundations and fascinating heritage provide it with such a strong base from which to grow and excel, and I look forward to working with the team to maximise our potential as an employer, great landlord, and a people-focused business as a force for good."





For further information:


Grainger plc

Kurt Mueller

London Office Tel: +44 (0) 20 7940 9500


Camarco (Grainger PR)

Ginny Pulbrook / Geoffrey Pelham-Lane

Tel: +44 (0) 20 3757 4992/4985

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