Lantek, a multinational pioneer in the digital transformation of the industrial metal sector, announces the recruitment and appointment of Gemma Nogales Ramírez as the new Director of People Development and head of the company’s Human Resources department, reporting directly to Alberto Martínez, Lantek’s CEO.
This new incorporation is part of the organization’s corporate strategy, and derives from the initiatives proposed for the execution of the Lantek 4.0 program and the implementation of the People Management Master Plan, which will cover all aspects related to human resources management, with special emphasis on the company’s talent recruitment and retention policies, skills management and professional development plans.
From now on, Nogales will assume the global corporate management of the HR department at Lantek, taking responsibility for the management of the company’s "Employer Branding" program, the change management processes underpinned by Lantek’s commitment to digital transformation, the recruitment of new talent and retention of existing talent, and the development of ad hoc training programs for the organization’s different offices, among other functions.
For the last few years, she has worked at Denbolan HR solutions, a human resources and recruitment consultancy, where she was responsible for the Northern Area of Spain. Nogales has more than 15 years of experience in HR management and more than 10 in managing teams and HR solution projects as a recruitment, training and outsourcing consultant, and has in-depth knowledge of the industrial and logistics sector having been in charge of the layout and implementation of a multitude of projects.
Nogales holds a degree in Psychology with specialization in industrial organization from the Complutense University of Madrid and a Master’s Degree in Labor Relations from Colegio Oficial de Graduados Sociales de Álava (Professional Association of Labor Relations and Social Security Law Advisors of Álava.) In addition, she also holds a Postgraduate Diploma in Human Resources management from the National Distance Education University (UNED).
Lantek is a multinational which is leading the digital transformation of companies in the sheet metal and metal industry. With its patented manufacturing intelligence software, it enables factories to be connected, turning them into Smart Factories. It round off its range of services with CAD/CAM/MES/ERP solutions for companies that manufacture metal parts from sheet metal, tubes and profiles using any cutting technology (laser, plasma, oxycut, waterjet, shearing and punching).
Founded in 1986 in the Basque Country (Spain), one of the main European hubs of machine tool development, Lantek enables the integration of sheet metal and metal processing technologies using the most advanced manufacturing management software. The company is currently the outstanding leader in its sector thanks to its capacity for innovation and commitment to internationalization. With more than 20,000 customers in over 100 countries and 20 own offices in 14 countries, it has an extensive network of distributors with an international presence. In 2017, its international business contributed to 86% of its revenue.