Harriet Green OBE – Group Chief Executive Officer

Harriet-635x501_no_background

Appointment: July 2012

Committee memberships:
Member of Health, Safety & Environmental Committee and Nominations Committee.

Skills & experience:
Harriet Green joined the Company as Group Chief Executive Officer on 30 July 2012. Prior to this, she was Chief Executive Officer of leading high service technology distributor Premier Farnell plc. Harriet is a global executive with extensive, multi-channel business leadership experience of the worldwide technology and industrial markets. She has driven innovation and strategic transformation through profitable global growth strategies and delivered industry leading results. Harriet has a real focus on employee engagement having lived and worked on four continents running businesses for Premier Farnell and volume distributor, Arrow Electronics, Inc. In recognition of the ongoing Transformation of Thomas Cook she was named “Leader of the Year 2013” in the National Business Awards.

Other appointments: Non-Executive Director of BAE Systems plc and Emerson Electric Co. She is also a member of the UK Prime Minister’s Business Advisory Group and a founder member and trustee of the PeaceWorks Foundation.