Kingfisher completes executive board with chief people officer

Kate Seljeflot Chief People Officer (003)

Kingfisher chief executive Thierry Garnier has filled the final position on his new executive team.

The home and DIY giant has appointed Kate Seljeflot as its chief people officer. She starts her new role on March 23.

Seljeflot joins Kingfisher from Coca-Cola owned Costa Coffee where she was also chief people officer. She joined the coffee shop chain in 2016 and was responsible for leading a global people strategy.

The French-speaking British national brings with her a wealth of knowledge of retail and transformational skills. Previously Seljeflot held roles at Diageo and Shell.

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