Melissa Hungerford is Director Talent, Leadership and Learning for Dixons Carphone, UK’s number one electrical and telecommunications retailer and services company and a Non-Executive Board member for Ground Control, UK’s leading external facilities and landscaping provider. Melissa brings 20 years of experience leading talent agendas that help businesses compete and achieve sustainable growth. She has held senior leadership positions across multiple industries including beverages with The Coca-Cola Company and Coca-Cola European Partners, beauty with Avon Products, retail with The Home Depot, pharmaceuticals with Bristol-Myers Squibb and lighting with Philips Electronics.
Melissa has extensive international experience working across the Americas, Africa, Europe and Asia with deep experience in emerging markets and a passion for working with businesses in transformation. She has a proven track record strengthening leadership capability and succession, creating an engaged, high performance culture, building organization effectiveness and supporting large scale change.