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Libertine appoints Julia Langton as People Director
Libertine Holdings PLC, a developer of clean, highly efficient and fuel-flexible Linear Generator products, has appointed Julia Langton as People Director.
Julia joins Libertine following 18 months as Head of People Partnering & Resourcing at Servelec, a private equity funded software provider.
Previously, Julia was Group HR Director for four years at Xeros Technology Group plc, an AIM listed company in its second phase evolution as a tech start up and mission to positively impact on our climate through innovation in platform technologies and sustainable solutions.
Julia started her early career working in blue-chip companies, Kimberly Clark and Mars Inc, in a HR managerial capacity. Latterly she was European HR Director for Wesco Aircraft, where she built the HR Function and people processes from the ground up to support year-on-year double digit growth, during her seven-year tenure, and ultimately a 450 headcount across the European division. Julia is a chartered member of the MCIPD and a qualified leadership and business mentor.
Julia Langton, People Director, commented: “I was selective in looking for my next role and Libertine fits the bill perfectly in being an exciting high growth business, with the vision for the wide-spread use of its technology in helping to combat climate change. I am looking forward to using my ‘tool kit’ to support in building the people foundations and strategic plans for attracting and engaging the right talent for Libertine in its growth journey.”
Sam Cockerill, Chief Executive Officer of Libertine, commented: “We are delighted to welcome Julia to Libertine where her experience in supporting the growth of similar stage AIM listed companies, as well as building HR functions for large businesses, will help take us to the next level in our journey. Our colleagues are the key to our success and we value them hugely. The appointment of Julia reflects our long-standing culture of putting people first and our commitment to growing the business in accordance with those values.”