Change-experienced HR and communications expert with a background in the energy sector and consulting business joins hkp///group as Senior Director

Frankfurt am Main, December 4, 2023 - Effective December 1, 2023, Patrick Maloney joins hkp///group, a management consultancy specializing in strategic HR management and corporate governance, as a new Senior Director. In his new role, the transformation and communications expert will advise companies in particular on the redesign and positioning of their people strategy. For this, he will contribute his many years of experience in working with employee representatives.

Patrick Maloney looks back on 17 years of professional experience in industry and consulting. While he initially gained a wide range of experience in the design of group-specific HR policy and labor relations, his focus in recent years has primarily been on developing communication concepts and supporting complex change and transformation projects. Most recently, Patrick Maloney was Managing Director at the international communications consultancy FGS Global.

"With Patrick Maloney as a new Senior Director, we are sharpening our profile as a leading strategic consultancy for CHROs. Topics such as ESG, demographic change and New Work are increasingly putting the HR function in the spotlight and placing new demands on its change competence and communication with diverse stakeholder groups. As someone who moves between HR and communications, Patrick combines a deep understanding of sustainable HR work and many years of expertise in the external positioning of companies and their representatives. In addition, he is experienced in change and HR communications, especially with the critical stakeholder group of employee representatives. We are delighted that his expertise will contribute to making hkp/// group the first point of contact for Senior HR Executives," says Michael H. Kramarsch, Founder and Managing Partner of hkp/// group, welcoming the new appointment.

Profile Patrick Maloney

After successfully studying business administration in Eichstätt-Ingolstadt and Dublin, Patrick Maloney (born 1979) began his career in 2005 as a consultant to the General Works Council / Group Works Council in the E.ON Group. This was followed by several positions in the HR department, including as an advisor to E.ON's Chief Human Resources Officer and as Head of HR Policies at the energy group's IT subsidiary, before he became Head of Communications at E.ON Business Services in 2013. Patrick Maloney left E.ON at the end of 2015 and set up his own business as a management consultant focusing on HR and communication issues. Since the beginning of 2017, he has worked for the strategic communications consultancy Hering Schuppener, which now operates as FGS Global. As Managing Director, Patrick Maloney was most recently responsible for the consulting business in the area of transformation & change in Europe.

About hkp/// group

hkp///group is an international management consultancy in the field of strategic HR management and corporate governance. Our partners are long-term oriented owners and shape the consulting topics for our clients as much as our own organization. As passionate consultants, we are valued for our innovation and topic leadership. Together with our employees, we are committed to the guiding principle: sustainable performance through people. We support our clients as a trusted advisor for transformational issues around people strategy and good & responsible governance. We combine strategic foresight with in-depth expertise and also support our clients during implementation.

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