Spotify HR Director Katarina Berg joins the board of Personio, one of Europe’s largest HR technology companies. At Personio, Katarina will chair the Talent and Awards Committee, serve as an advisor to support the company in its rapid and continuous organizational growth, and advise on product strategy.
Katarina is an experienced HR leader with over 25 years of expertise in leading and executing HR strategies in various multinational companies. As Spotify’s CHRO, Katarina leads the company’s HR function as well as its Global Workplace Services and Strategy Operations teams.
Having joined Spotify in 2013, Katarina led the company’s human resources and overall strategy as it transitioned from a startup with approximately 1,000 employees to a global category leader with nearly 7,000 employees.
Hanno Renner, Co-Founder and CEO of Personio: “I am delighted to welcome Katarina Berg, a very experienced leader and one of the most forward-thinking human resources professionals in the world, to the Board of Directors of Personio. Over the course of her impressive career, Katarina has proven that she understands how to meet the employee needs of a rapidly growing, ever-changing global player, and has been instrumental in the success of the company.
“I am certain that Katarina’s expertise will be an incredibly valuable contribution to the continued growth of Personio, the continued development of our HR software as well as our board discussions.”
Katarina Berg, CHRO at Spotify and new Personio board member: “As an HR professional, I know that companies are better and more successful when they have the tools that enable HR teams to go to the next level. – beyond HR.
“At Spotify, we lacked technologies that meet these requirements, so we created a lot of tools that support our staff’s processes ourselves. When Hanno shared Personio’s vision for the future of HR technology with me, I was immediately hooked. I look forward to the next announcement from the company that will help European SMEs meet their daily challenges.