HGGC, a middle-market private equity firm with over $6.8 billion of cumulative capital commitments, has added Louise Husin as chief talent officer.

In this newly created role, Husin will be responsible for all aspects of talent acquisition, talent management and development, organizational planning and employee engagement for the firm, as well as overseeing HGGC’s diversity, equity and inclusion initiatives. She joins HGGC from Fremont Group where she had served as chief people officer since 2016. Prior to that, she was human resources director at BlackRock, where she acted as human resources business partner to the chief information officer and the 3000 employees in his organization.

“Louise’s impressive track record of driving talent development in a variety of organizations makes her the ideal person to continue to foster HGGC’s culture while empowering our people to realize their full potential,” says Rich Lawson, co-founder and chief executive officer at HGGC.