DS Smith appoints Darren Littleboy as Group HR Director
September 28, 2020
DS Smith appoints Darren Littleboy as Group HR Director. A commercially-focused, internationally experienced HR executive, Darren has a demonstrable record of building high performing HR teams and delivering business transformation within publicly listed businesses.
He joins the FTSE 100 multinational - which employs over 30,000 people across its Paper, Recycling and Packaging divisions - to lead on a number of strategic priorities for the Group, including furthering its commitment to diversity and inclusion. Following a number of acquisitions in recent years, Darren will also further the development of the company's employee value proposition.
Reporting to Miles Roberts, the company's Chief Executive, Darren will replace Jacky Wearn who had been holding the position of Interim Group HR Director. She will now take on the role of Divisional HR Director for DS Smith's Paper and Recycling divisions. Darren's direct reports include heads of talent management and development, engagement and culture, recruitment and reward.