22/02/2022

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London, 21 February 2022

essensys plc, the leading global provider of mission-critical software and technology to the flexible workspace industry, announces the appointment of Kally Kang-Kersey to the newly created role of Chief People Officer.

Kally Kang-Kersey joins essensys as the business continues to invest in its talent strategy globally, in line with its growth and vision. She will be working with the organisation to continue to develop its strong people capabilities and culture. She joins from Zebra Technologies where she was most recently Vice President Global Talent, having worked at the company for over 15 years. Prior to that she worked at Xerox as HR Director.

Mark Furness, Group CEO at essensys, said: “As our business grows so should our investment into our people. The creation of the role of Chief People Officer at essensys reflects our continued commitment to our people and our culture. Kally has the track record and expertise, having worked with leading technology brands, to enhance our talent strategy as we continue to realise our ambitions.”

Kally Kang-Kersey, Chief People Office, commented: “essensys is a company with a clear vision for the future, and a committed and passionate workforce. Whilst the technology is driving the digital enablement of multi-tenanted spaces, it is the people behind it that makes it possible. essensys is investing in shaping an even stronger high performing inclusive culture, supporting people and organisational development, with a continued focus on employee experience initiatives including health and wellbeing, and employee engagement. As the business continues to expand, I am excited to be part of the journey.”

Kang-Kersey was named on the Ethnic Minority Role Models List 2021 – Top Senior Executives. The list, supported by Yahoo Finance, showcases business leaders who are breaking down barriers at work, and working hard to smash the ceiling for ethnic minorities.

She joins after a number of other senior appointments including Sarah Harvey as Chief Financial Officer, and James Lowery as CEO UK and Europe.

About essensys plc
Established in 2006, essensys is the world’s leading provider of software and technology to the fast-evolving office space sector. We empower ambitious landlords and workspace providers to deliver next-generation office experiences. Our secure, all-in-one platform is specifically designed to solve the unique challenges of operating and scaling exceptional in-building experiences – secure digital infrastructure, effective space setup, seamless operations and friction-free occupier interactions. All powered by our proven private network and cloud infrastructure.