18 Apr 2024

New HR Director at LKQ Euro Car Parts

LKQ Euro Car Parts has appointed Donna Fearnley as its HR Director. She brings more than 30 years’ experience to the role, having held senior HR positions at household names including Amazon, Tui and, most recently, Premier Foods.

Donna’s focus for the next 12 months will be on implementing LKQ Euro Car Parts’ People Strat egy, through which branch managers are being empowered to manage key people decisions locally.Her appointment also creates a 41-strong HR department.

Commenting  on her appointment, Donna said: “This is an exciting time to join the business, when the aftermarket is going through a period of rapid transformation – in terms of evolving vehicle technologies and also managing the impact of the coronavirus outbreak. I know that we have a critical role to play as our trade customers adapt to change and prepare for the future, and our people are key to making that happen.”

LKQ Euro Car Parts CEO Andy Hamilton added: “We’re putting people at the heart of everything we do, because a more engaged workforce means a more committed workforce. By championing our values of honesty and fairness, establishing a culture of trust and striving to achieve the best possible results, we are nurturing a workforce where all staff are empowered to perform better and deliver a better customer experience.”

Donna replaces Dave Brookfield, who has recently taken over as Vice President for HR at LKQ Group in Europe, after 10 years at LKQ Euro Car Parts.