Purple’s SVP of Talent and Culture Achieves Prestigious Chartered Fellow Status

purple's svp of talent and culture achieves prestigious chartered fellow status
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CIPD recognition affirms Esther Park’s commitment to shaping a people-centric growth trajectory

Purple, the intelligent spaces company, is delighted to announce that Esther Park, SVP of Talent and Culture, has achieved the distinguished Chartered Fellow status from the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD).  This prestigious designation recognizes her strategic expertise, commitment to excellence, and positive impact on the people profession.

Esther’s career spans two decades across diverse industries. She is particularly proud of her work in cultivating Purple’s dynamic culture, especially during a period of strategic shift towards profitable growth.  Her focus on trust, openness, and vulnerable leadership enables employees to bring their whole selves to work, fueling both individual success and company-wide achievement.

“We’re incredibly proud of Esther’s achievement as a Chartered Fellow,” said Gavin Wheeldon, CEO of Purple. “Her passion for developing people and her dedication to creating a positive, empowering workplace are cornerstones of our success at Purple. This recognition underscores her valuable contributions to our organization and her deep commitment to advancing the HR field.”

Esther’s commitment to building a strong organizational culture is reflected in Purple’s people strategy, focused on recruiting, growing, and retaining top talent:

  • Recruit: Purple is actively recruiting for key roles in technology and commercial functions. The company prioritizes a seamless candidate experience, recognizing the importance of attracting exceptional individuals who align with our values.
  • Grow: Purple invests heavily in ongoing employee development. Tools and programs that emphasize self-awareness, open communication, and vulnerable leadership empower individuals to reach their full potential.
  • Retain: Purple fosters a collaborative culture where autonomy, well-being, and a sense of shared purpose are paramount. Initiatives supporting mental, physical, social, and financial well-being, alongside a growing focus on DE&I and the company’s commitment to becoming a certified B Corp in 2024, demonstrate Purple’s dedication to creating a workplace where people feel valued and supported.

“I’m honoured to achieve Chartered Fellow status,” said Esther Park. “This recognition motivates me even further to create an inclusive workplace where individuals flourish and Purple continues to excel. Our people-centric strategy is a key factor in our pursuit of ambitious goals and in ensuring that Purple remains an exceptional place to work.”

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