Local Leadership: Laura Cents

HR Director

Laura Cents is responsible for leading our HR team in the Netherlands. Laura joined IRI in 2021 as HR Director to support the organization during a period of change and build the strategic HR agenda for the Netherlands.
With a track record of over 11 years’ experience in different HR roles in international and commercial organizations, Laura is a coaching HR professional with a clear focus on results. She is committed to building winning teams and cultures that drive business results and is passionate about creating an inclusive employee experience. Laura is driven to empower further growth of individuals as well as the organization together with the team, through continuous organizational and leadership development and thoughtfully attracting, retaining and developing talent.

Laura believes everybody has the capability to make a positive difference and brings infectious enthusiasm to everything she does. She clearly demonstrates a commitment in building an environment at IRI that inspires and challenges people to be their best.