DataGuard, the data privacy and information security company, has appointed Nina Grandin as Chief People Officer. Grandin is responsible for driving DataGuard’s people strategy and heads the Human Resources, Operations/Workplace, and Legal departments. Grandin will play a vital role in driving DataGuard’s rapid growth across Europe and beyond.
From Hamburg to Munich: Before joining DataGuard, Nina Grandin was Head of Human Resources at Deposit Solutions, the Hamburg-based, open banking FinTech company. She was globally responsible for HR strategy and operations for around 300 employees in Europe, the UK, and the USA. Prior to this, Nina spent more than 10 years in senior HR functions at the retail and service company Otto. She began her career as an associate at TMP Worldwide Executive Search (now Radancy) in New York and Frankfurt. Nina holds a law degree from the University of Passau and is the mother of two sons.
Nina Grandin is a Human Resources executive with a proven track record of establishing and scaling HR functions in fast-growing international environments. What excites her most about her new role is: “DataGuard is a value-driven company that pursues a clear vision, which is truly embodied and not just an empty phrase: Protect the people behind the data. I am thrilled to accompany this exceptional team in the middle of this high-growth phase – and execute and ambitious people strategy.
She reports to Thomas Regier, Co-Founder and Co-CEO at DataGuard. He says: “Protecting the people behind the data is an ambitious vision. It requires an excellent team – and an excellent Chief People Officer. With Nina Grandin DataGuard wins an emphatic, data-driven and experienced leader who fully stands behind our vision and our values. I look forward to shaping the organisational culture and growth path of our young organisation with her.”
DataGuard is an all-in-one data privacy and information security platform. Over 1,500 customers use DataGuard’s end-to-end “Privacy-as-a-Service” and “InfoSec-as-a-Service” solutions to comply with regulations such as GDPR or attain and retain certifications such as ISO 27001 and TISAX. More than 150 employees in Munich, Berlin and London enable our customers to operationalise privacy and information security throughout all their business processes – thereby driving compliance, mitigating risks, and generating value through trust and transparency. To learn more, visit www.dataguard.co.uk or connect on LinkedIn or Twitter.