London, 27 April 2022: RX (Reed Exhibitions) www.rxglobal.com today announced that Kevin O’Donoghue has been named as the company’s UK and Corporate HR Director, effective April 2022.
O’Donoghue joins from Qurate Retail Group (QVC), where he brings a wealth of experience building high-performing teams in international and domestic environments. O’Donoghue will report to Alexandra Smyth, RX General Counsel and Global Head of HR.
Alexandra commented: “I am delighted to welcome Kevin to RX. Kevin is an accomplished, pragmatic and successful HR Leader and brings a wealth of experience building high-performing teams in international and domestic environments and has worked in the UK, the US and France. I am confident his experience will make a great impact on building our culture of innovation and inclusivity where the industry’s leading talent can have a positive impact on the world while building fulfilling careers.”
Commenting on his appointment, Kevin said: “RX is a uniquely global company, bringing culture, technology and business together in exciting new ways. We have an important opportunity to make a meaningful difference in the world by making our show brands work better for people. I couldn’t be more excited to be joining RX as we build the skill sets, culture and systems necessary to make our vision for a more responsible and inclusive company a reality.”
About Kevin O’Donoghue
Kevin is a Chartered Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Personnel & Development (FCIPD).
Kevin has a degree in Business Administration & Management from the University College of Northampton as well as a Master of Arts - Human Resource Management at London Metropolitan University (2004) and a Postgraduate Diploma – Human Resources Strategies at London Metropolitan University (2003).
Kevin is a knowledgeable and practised HR leader in a range of global and local HR disciplines, a proven effective relationship builder, able to offer flexibility of approach and style in driving business growth through advancement of people initiatives.
As part of Qurate Retail Group, Kevin has enjoyed a long HR career with QVC, spanning several countries, progressing from Advisor to Senior Manager to Director, People Lead. Kevin has also held HR roles with Eurostar, and Zulily.
For further information, please contact Sarah Kitley-Spencer:
Email: Sarah.Kitley-Spencer@rxglobal.com Telephone: ++44 (0)7813 777947.
About RX (Reed Exhibitions)
RX is in the business of building businesses for individuals, communities and organisations. We elevate the power of face to face events by combining data and digital products to help customers learn about markets, source products and complete transactions at over 400 events in 22 countries across 43 industry sectors. RX is passionate about making a positive impact on society and is fully committed to creating an inclusive work environment for all our people. RX is part of RELX, a global provider of information-based analytics and decision tools for professional and business customers. www.rxglobal.com
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