18 Sep 2023

Shaw Gibbs appoints Adam Bell as Chief People Officer

Shaw Gibbs, a leading accountancy and business advisory practice, is delighted to announce the appointment of Adam Bell as its first Chief People Officer (CPO). This strategic move reinforces Shaw Gibbs' commitment to fostering a culture of excellence, employee well-being, ED&I and growth within the organisation.

Adam Bell brings a wealth of experience in human resources and organisational growth to his new role as CPO at Shaw Gibbs. With over 19 years of experience in HR leadership roles, Adam has a proven track record of implementing innovative talent management strategies, building high-performance teams, and driving employee engagement. His experience includes working for firms in high-growth and those with private equity backing.

In his role, Adam will be responsible for overseeing all aspects of the employee experience at Shaw Gibbs, including talent acquisition and retention, professional development, and fostering a positive and inclusive workplace culture. His strategic vision and leadership will play a pivotal role in shaping the firm's future success.

We are thrilled to welcome Adam Bell to Shaw Gibbs as our inaugural Chief People Officer. His extensive experience and passion for nurturing talent align perfectly with our commitment to our employees' growth and well-being.

said Peter O’Connell Managing Partner at Shaw Gibbs.

“With Adam on board, we are confident that we will continue to attract, retain, and develop the best talent in our industry, ultimately delivering exceptional value to our clients.”

Adam expressed his excitement about joining Shaw Gibbs, stating

I am honoured to be a part of the Shaw Gibbs team and to have the opportunity to contribute to the firm's growth. My focus will be on empowering our employees, fostering a collaborative and diverse environment, and ensuring that Shaw Gibbs remains an employer of choice in the accountancy and advisory sector.

Shaw Gibbs has a long-standing tradition of delivering exceptional client service and cultivating a supportive and dynamic workplace culture. With Adam as CPO, the firm is poised to further enhance its reputation as a leading employer and trusted advisor to businesses and individuals across their regional operations.