Chris Young in navy blue suit and light blue shirt smiles off camera

Chris Young

HR Director,
P&G Northern Europe

Wellbeing Leadership Team

During his 20-year career at P&G, Chris has gained experience across multiple geographies and across the HR discipline. He has developed proven skills in strategic direction, organizational transformations through divestitures, acquisitions and outsourcing, employee engagement, talent management, change management and executive coaching. He is passionate about enabling businesses and Organisations to reach their best performance in a principled, engaging and multi-functional way. 

Born and raised in the north-east of England, Chris spent his early career at P&G’s European Shared services Centre in Newcastle, before a brief secondment took him to Costa Rica, where he provided HR consultancy to the start-up of the Americas shared service centre. He spent eight years in P&G’s Geneva HQ, leading both sector programmes and functional organisations before returning to the UK to lead the HR function for the Northern Europe organisation.

Chris is married with one son and is based in P&G’s Northern Europe headquarters in Weybridge, Surrey.

About Business in the Community’s Wellbeing Leadership Team

Each area of work Business in the Community (BITC) undertakes is led by a group of senior executives who provide strategic guidance and support us in achieving our objectives.

The purpose of BITC’s Wellbeing Leadership Team is to build a movement that is committed to positioning health and wellbeing as strategic boardroom issues with a particular focus on mental health; driving collective action through evidence-based, practical solutions.

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