The Dot Group – the transformational force in global student living – announces that Di Macdonald has joined the company as its new Learning & Performance Director.
Di joins The Dot Group from FTSE 100 St James’s Place, bringing deep expertise and over 20 years’ experience across market leading businesses in global leadership development, which will drive the company’s learning and performance initiatives.
Di has also held key leadership positions at L’Oréal, Expedia and Apple.
“I am thrilled to be joining Dot at an incredibly exciting time. Dot has great potential to create a sustainable global learning and performance platform that empowers individuals and teams, helping to drive future growth.”Di Macdonald, Director of Learning & Performance, The Dot Group
With a focus on technology-led programs, AI and innovative solutions, Di will develop a global learning and performance strategy – and she will enhance, upskill, and develop the company’s talent across the Group as it positions itself for long-term growth.
“I’m delighted to welcome Di to the team at a pinnacle time for the Group. Her appointment underlines our commitment to developing ourselves and our teams as we expand across our family of companies. I’m confident that Di will play a vital role in supporting an environment that champions and cultivates exceptional leadership.”Nicholas Porter, CEO, The Dot Group
Now in her newly appointed role at The Dot Group, Di has led the creation of transformational strategies that deliver exceptional outcomes and leaders.
The Dot Group is a family of market-leading businesses focused on transforming student living. The group includes Global Student Accommodation, Yugo, Student.com and Kinetic Capital. Together, they operate in over 180 leading educational cities across 30 countries.
This appointment follows the company’s announcement of a new board of directors and senior hire earlier in the year.