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Infinigate appoints Caroline Hutchins as new Chief People Officer
Tue, 5th Dec 2023

The Infinigate Group, a premier distributor of cybersecurity, secure networks and secure cloud solutions, has announced the appointment of Caroline Hutchins as its new Chief People Officer (CPO).

A seasoned HR professional, Hutchins brings rich international experience leading people transformation programs in diverse sectors, including Professional Services, Retail, Wholesale and People Technology.

In her new role as CPO, starting from 1 December 2023, Hutchins will be tasked with managing the company's burgeoning human capital and employee base following its recent expansion. She will be a crucial part of the Infinigate Management Team in implementing strategies to ensure its employees' care, development and growth. This is especially significant considering Infinigate's high regard for its personalised service, human and digital dual approach to business, and in-house expertise.

The appointment of a dedicated CPO aligns perfectly with Infinigate's vision to achieve double-digit growth continually, a trend it has consistently maintained for over fifteen years. Hutchins will play a key role in fostering a culture of performance, innovation, and continuous learning, thus further energising the company's human resources towards its ambitious goals.

Hutchins expressed her enthusiasm about joining Infinigate at a vital stage in its evolution and growth plan. She stated, "I'm delighted to join the Infinigate Group at such a pivotal point in its evolution and growth plan. This vibrant, dynamic company provides unparalleled expertise to cybersecurity providers in an ever-changing and growing market."

"I am excited to be contributing to the organisation as it capitalises on the benefits of its international culture and wide-spanning expertise. I look forward to meeting the teams and working together to embrace their passion for collaboration, personal growth and innovation," said Hutchins. 

CEO of the Infinigate Group, Klaus Schlichtherle, enthusiastically welcomed Hutchins and elaborated on her role within the company, "Human values are at the very heart of our business. We welcome Caroline, who will help us create the structure and environment to foster people development and enable closer, more fruitful collaboration."

"She will be central to ensuring our employees feel recognised as our company's most valued resource," said Schlichtherle. 

The Infinigate Group is an EMEA cybersecurity powerhouse covering over 100 countries. With a 15-year double-digit growth record, in fiscal year 2022/23, The Infinigate Group's revenue was EURO € 2.2 billion. Its focus and deep technical expertise in cybersecurity, secure networks and secure cloud for SMBs and enterprises set it apart. The Infinigate Group's 1,250 employees provide locally tailored services complementing a robust central supply chain, sparking growth for partners, MSSPs and vendors. Moreover, in 2022, Starlink, Vuzion (now Infinigate Cloud) and Nuvias became part of the Infinigate Group.

With the addition of Caroline Hutchins to the team, Infinigate shows its commitment to prioritising people development and nurturing a collaborative work environment for its staff.