Ding hires Facebook’s Fiona Mullan as Chief People Officer
25th November, 2019 – Leading international mobile top-up platform Ding, has appointed Fiona Mullan, as its new Chief People Officer, as the company continues on an aggressive growth strategy. This is the latest high-calibre senior hire for Ding having recently announced the appointment of Barbara McCarthy who joined as CTO from HubSpot, and Rupert Shaw who joined as CCO from Docomo Digital also in 2019.
The hiring of Fiona, who will be based in Dublin and will have responsibility for all of Ding’s HR functions, marks an ambitious statement of intent for Ding to attract the best talent in the tech industry. Fiona brings with her more than 25 years of experience in developing people and teams within international, rapid growth organisations.
Prior to joining Ding, Fiona was VP of international HR at Facebook. She has also led HR for Microsoft in Asia Pacific and for Accenture where she headed up HR for the UK, Ireland and the Nordics.
Commenting on the appointment, Mark Roden, Ding founder and Chief Executive said: “We are delighted to welcome Fiona and are pleased she has chosen Ding for the next stage of her career. Fiona is a highly experienced business-driven senior HR leader with experience of managing diverse HR functions globally which will be hugely beneficial for Ding at this time of global expansion and growth.”
He added: “People are at the very centre of Ding and are a huge contributor to our success and so Fiona will play a pivotal role in the coming years. She brings a wealth of experience both local and international, which complements our existing team well and will help us move to the next phase as we scale up our business.”
Ding currently employs more than 200 people and is headquartered in Dublin. The company operates in eight geographical locations and is the largest mobile top-up platform in the world.
Commenting on her new role Fiona Mullan’s noted: “I am thrilled to be joining the Ding team at what is such an exciting time in the company’s evolution. Technology and the positive impact it can have on people’s lives has been a passion of mine throughout my career and I’m excited about joining an Irish company making a big impact.”