Former Cazoo chief people officer joins On the Beach

Former Cazoo chief people officer joins On the Beach

Veronica Sharma becomes a non-executive director

The former chief people officer at online car retailer Cazoo Group has become a non-executive director of On the Beach Group.

Veronica Sharma is to take up the role from September 1.

She was previously chief people officer at Photobox & Moonpig Group and has also worked in a variety of roles at organisations including eBay, Laing O’Rourke and Heathrow Terminal 5.

Sharma said: “I am excited to join the board of On the Beach, a company right at the heart of the online travel sector – a dynamic space to be. 

“I am looking forward to leveraging my digital and people experience and working with the company on evolving its ESG strategy. 

“On the Beach is an innovative and bold business with supportive values to both its people and customers and I look forward to working with my board colleagues and leadership team to deliver its growth agenda.”

On the Beach chair Richard Pennycook said: “We are delighted to welcome Veronica to the board as an independent non-executive director. 

“Her people and organisational strategy capabilities will be complementary to the composition of the board, and her experience working within a number of leading technology enabled organisations will be beneficial as we continue to invest and innovate.”