Openwork, one of the UK’s largest financial advice networks, has strengthened its Executive Team with the appointment of Carrie Morris as Chief People Officer, responsible for all staff-related activity.
Morris joins Openwork from AXA where she held the role of European HR Director for the IT division and brings a wealth of experience from companies ranging from start-ups to organisations with 10,000-plus employees and spanning a wide range of sectors including telecoms, manufacturing, music and IT.
Morris’ 30-year HR career started at Zurich Financial Services where she spent 10 years, and she has subsequently worked for firms including Auxillus, MixRadio and Apetito.
Mark Duckworth, CEO, Openwork, says: “We are delighted that Carrie has joined our team as Chief People Officer. Her experience in supporting businesses and increasing employee engagement during times of growth will be invaluable to us as we continue to hone Openwork into an organisation that engenders happiness, purpose and pride in its people.”
Morris says: “I’m thrilled to be joining Openwork at such an exciting time for the business. I’m passionate about supporting our people and driving high performing teams through improving leadership capability and engagement across the business. I look forward to bringing these skills to Openwork.”
Openwork Limited has over 3,800 financial advisers operating across the UK. It operates as a directly authorised, multi-panel distribution network.