She will head up the organisation’s Human Resources services in York and at the mutual’s subsidiary Hospital in Kent.
Inji Duducu brings more than 15 years of blue-chip HR experience, including most recently as the interim head of HR for the Co-operative Group. Prior to this her roles have included HR director of HBOS General Insurance and Group HR director for CPP.
Commenting on her appointment Inji said:
“It’s a pivotal time for the growth of the benenden group and I’m very excited about joining the organisation and leading its HR function.
“I feel privileged to be joining the leadership team to help implement the ambitious strategy we have for the business while continuing to build on the heritage and legacy of an organisation that is over 100 years old.
“My time at the Co-operative Group has meant that I’m very passionate about the principles of mutuality and I’m looking forward to working with another organisation which has these values at their core.”
Inji will be responsible for developing the HR strategy for the group and will work closely with the wider HR team to ensure that high quality employees are recruited, developed and retained in York and Kent and that the organisation is seen as an employer of choice.