John Riley joins as Head of Strategy in London

John Riley joins as Head of Strategy in London

by Gareth Osborne

Oct 10, 2022

We are delighted to announce John Riley has joined the team as Head of Strategy in London. John joins from Cognizant where he led a team of 50 strategists, researchers, and data analysts.

John brings a decade of experience leading strategy, experience design and digital transformation programmes, for Vitality Health, Direct Line Group, City Index, Apple, Barclays, Western Union, MetLife, Swiss Re and StoneX. Most recently he led an award-winning programme for Royal London Group.

“The alchemy of strategic clarity, inspiring design, technical possibility and purpose-driven decisioning creates real opportunities to transform business. Hugo & Cat brings together these capabilities to reimagine experiences that drive brand and commercial value for business, their customers, and colleagues. I’m inspired by the people here and look forward to what we can create together.”

Gareth Osborne, Managing Director of Hugo & Cat London said, “John is an exciting hire and further enhances our strategic capabilities in London. He joins a strong team and brings a great energy to a new tier of leadership.”