Appointed Group VP of Human Resources in 2019. Sharon joined the Company in March 2019. Prior to joining Smurfit Kappa, she worked at Kerry Group plc. in various international HR Leadership roles over a 20 year career , most recently as the Global Vice President HR. Her previous roles included Global Director of Change and Communications, EMEA Vice President HR and Asia Pacific Vice President HR. Ms. Whitehead is a Fellow and Board Member of the CIPD, the Professional Body for Human Resources and People Development, and holds a Bachelors Degree in addition to various industry qualifications. Sharon was appointed as Director to Smurfit Kappa Foundation in May 2022.