Huntswood’s Lucy Gilly has been appointed to the company’s Leadership Team as Commercial Director
21st July 2021: Lucy has managed Huntswood’s in-house legal function since joining in 2015 and has been central to the business’ growth throughout her time at the company. Her appointment widens her remit and will now involve leadership of Huntswood’s legal, procurement, marketing and commercial departments as well as supporting the Chief Executive Officer in developing commercial plans and oversight of Strategic Partnerships.
After a year of change for many clients and their customers, Lucy’s new role will also involve ensuring that Huntswood can continue to be commercially agile and provide the insight, expertise and pace to create better outcomes for clients, customers and the communities they are a part of.
She will also take over leadership of Huntswood brand and marketing teams, overseeing the company’s communications, including the recently launched Huntswood podcast.
Prior to joining Huntswood, Lucy worked for some of the world’s largest data, software and technology firms starting her career at Reuters before supporting various VC firms on their incubator start-up’s as a commercial leader.
Commenting on her appointment to the senior team, Martin Dodd, Huntswood’s CEO, said: “Lucy’s an experienced commercial leader with a track record in making sure we’re able to deliver high quality services, insight and client support in an evolving landscape. Her appointment to the leadership team is great news and I know she’ll be an asset to the team and to our clients as a whole.”
Lucy Gilly said: “It’s a great time to be joining the Senior Team at Huntswood and we’ve got a real opportunity to build on the great service we already deliver. After a year of major change for everyone, clients are increasingly looking for partners that are flexible, adaptable and understand their customers – and how their needs are changing. It’s my role to ensure we’ve got the right foundations to deliver against those needs and provide services and solutions our clients have absolute confidence in.”