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Di Macdonald joins The Dot Group as Learning and Performance Director

June 22, 2023 – New York / London – The Dot Group (“Dot” or the “Group”), the transformational force in global student living, is pleased to announce that Di Macdonald has joined the Group as Learning &Performance Director.

Prior to joining Dot, Di has held key leadership positions at industry leading organisations, including St James’s Place, L’Oréal, Expedia, and Apple. Di will be based in the UK and brings a wealth of expertise that will drive the Group’s learning and performance initiatives.

With an impressive track record in implementing world-class leadership programmes, Di is focused on technology-led programs, AI and innovative solutions designed to enhance, upskill, and develop Dot’s talent across the Group as it positions itself for long-term growth.

Di brings over 20 years of experience leading global learning, development, culture, and internal communication teams, and has led the creation of transformational strategies that deliver exceptional outcomes and leaders.

Commenting on the appointment, Nicholas Porter, CEO of The Dot Group, said:

“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.”

Di Macdonald, Director of Learning & Performance at The Dot Group, said:

“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.”

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