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Holmes Noble Welcomes Katie Ann Poxon – Director & Head of Practice: Energy, Manufacturing & Infrastructure


Holmes Noble are delighted to announce the appointment of Katie Ann Poxon as Director & Head of Practice: Energy, Manufacturing & Infrastructure. Katie Ann joins us from Berwick Partners (an Odgers Berndtson company) where she was responsible for recruiting senior management positions in the UK and internationally across Automotive, Rail, Aerospace & Defence, Shipbuilding/Marine, Energy and Infrastructure markets. Prior to Berwick Partners, Katie Ann was the Global Executive Search Talent Leader for Bombardier, the world’s largest manufacturer of trains and planes, with 80,000 employees worldwide and $18bn turnover. Whilst there, Katie Ann managed C-Suite level, Global, Regional and Heads of Function assignments across all business sectors including Engineering, PM, IT and Technology & Digitalisation, Procurement/Supply Chain, Operations, Quality, HR, Commercial, Sales & Finance. Katie Ann began her Search career in 2000 and by 2005, she was the Director of her own consultancy. Katie Ann graduated from the University of Loughborough with a Bachelor’s Degree in Art & 3D Design.

Katie Ann’s 21 years’ experience leading European and International mandates has enabled her to cover a wide spectrum of clients across the Industrial, Transportation, Energy & Built Environment sectors and we have no doubt that Katie Ann will add huge value to our clients and candidates and accelerate the continued growth of Holmes Nobles Industrial Practice.

Holmes Noble is a group of professional, well-connected sector and functional experts, skilled at identifying exceptional people, developing careers and helping our clients build diverse boards and lead teams. What sets us apart is our commitment in getting to know the people we work with; they trust us. Alongside our position as a leading executive search firm, we offer an executive interim service and a comprehensive range of services designed to help clients take a long-term term view on talent through executive planning and consulting, from mapping existing resources and requirements to identifying and securing Chairs, NEDs and executive teams as well as the senior managers and directors of the future.