Roq promotes Sean Gray to new chief people officer role

By Roq

23 Jan 2024

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Roq, a leading Quality Engineering consultancy based in the North West, is proud to announce the promotion of Sean Gray to the position of chief people officer. 

This is a promotion from within the company and reflects the significant contributions that Sean has made to the growth and success of Roq. 

Since being founded in 2009, Roq has delivered strategic Quality Engineering consultancy and tailored services and solutions to some of the world’s largest organisations on their most important technology initiatives.

Sean joined Roq in July 2021 and quickly became a valuable member of the team. As talent acquisition manager, Sean has recruited over 60 new employees and managed the end-to-end recruitment process; his exceptional candidate management skills, attention to detail, and commitment to quality have ensured that only the very best people have joined the Roq team. 

In his new role as chief people officer, Sean will now move into the Roq senior leadership team to help the company achieve its vision of becoming the UK’s leading Quality Engineering consultancy, by leading the People Function and driving Roq's focus on employee happiness forward. With the whole team's support, he will ensure that Roq remains an amazing place to work and continues to be recognised as an IIP Platinum employer. 

"Sean has played a significant part in supporting Roq's growth," said Sarah Jane Riggott, COO at Roq. "So we are all excited to see him take on this new challenge and are confident that his leadership and dedication will continue to drive our success." 

Sean Gray said “Our people are the heart of our business and we have a culture like no other, which is what drives our success. I'm looking forward to becoming part of the leadership team at Roq and championing our culture, focusing on employee happiness and ensuring we maintain that culture that is so integral to Roq, ensuring we maintain a welcoming environment where everyone can thrive, and continue to grow with our team of exceptional, value-driven people.”

Sean is currently in a transition period between roles and will fully start in his new position as chief people officer from April 2024.

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