Katherine Simpkins is Internal Communications Manager for Mercedes-Benz in the UK. She has responsibility for the Internal Communications function across Mercedes-Benz and Mercedes-Benz Financial Services, which includes more than 1,500 colleagues.
Katherine joined Mercedes-Benz in 2014 as Internal Communications Coordinator, before moving in to her current role at the start of 2016. Her focus is on delivering a comprehensive Internal Communications approach, partnering with teams to translate the Mercedes-Benz business strategy into content that’s clear and engaging. The all-new Internal Communications strategy Katherine has launched is helping to shape colleague culture, celebrate the brand and ignite conversation. It’s an approach that means Internal Communications plays a key role in enabling the business to focus on its priorities, while inspiring and empowering the people at the heart of the brand.