Kathleen McCudden

Kathleen McCudden 
Director of Human Resources

As a key member of the senior leadership team, Kathleen is responsible for providing end to end HR business advice and operational support for IBM across Australia & New Zealand (A/NZ).

With a sizeable workforce distributed across all major locations in A/NZ, Kathleen partners with senior leaders to identify innovative HR solutions to business challenges. She is passionate about assisting people within the organisation adapt to and embrace change and about identifying areas of competitive advantage from an HR perspective.

Kathleen leads a diverse team including HR Generalists, Integrated Service Teams and HR Specialists. This team provides advice & service in the areas of cultural change, organisation design & restructuring, leadership and succession planning, recruitment, compensation, employee & industrial relations and talent development.

Kathleen represents IBM on various internal and external boards & committees, including her role as Director on the IBM Australia Ltd Board.