LIBERTY Steel Group has strengthened its Board with the appointment of Ms Denise Timns as an executive director and Ms Monica Middleton as a non-executive director.
Ms Denise Timns is the Chief Human Resources Officer for GFG Alliance, having joined the group in March 2016. She has over 20 years of experience in specialist and generalist HR roles, having been in senior HR positions within the commodity trading sector. As part of her last Global Head of HR role she was based in Geneva and was responsible for an industrial / asset based subsidiary of one of the world’s leading global commodities traders which had over 2000 employees across 30 + countries. In this role she was involved in integrating several acquisitions and implementing HR strategies across greenfield sites.
Ms Monica Middleton has 30 years’ experience across a diverse range of blue chip companies and SMEs, helping to deliver impactful business, marketing and communications strategies. Her focus over the past eight years has been on organisations which pursue a blend of financial, environmental and social imperatives, with her most recent executive position being UK managing director for Dutch international ESG investor, Oikocredit. Alongside LIBERTY Steel, she is currently a non-executive director for Cafedirect plc, also Chair of their Guardian Share Company and its Remuneration & Nominations Committee, the Ethical Property Company plc also Chair of its Property Investment Committee and UK Women in Social Finance. She has also held executive roles at Dyson Electronics, BBDO and the BBC and holds a first-class BSc in Business Administration and an MSc in Sustainability and Social Responsibility.