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L-Acoustics Puts People-Centric Culture at the Heart of Corporate Strategy, Elevating Anne Hamlett to Chief People Officer

L-Acoustics announces the appointment of Anne Hamlett to Chief People Officer, marking a pivotal moment in the company’s evolution. Hamlett, joining co-Chief Executive Officers Hervé Guillaume and Laurent Vaissié in leadership, places the company’s people-centric education and innovation culture at the core of its strategy and future. In addition to providing a people-focused contribution to key strategic topics at the C-level, Hamlett will also directly lead three L-Acoustics divisions: People; Legal, Tax & Compliance; and Education & Scientific Outreach. The teams she leads will cultivate an empowering experience for all employees, strengthen the company’s brand, and create an internal and external education program that boosts the creativity, employability and resilience of L-Acoustics team members, partners, and end users.

With over 20 years of experience leading teams at L-Acoustics, Hamlett has been instrumental in shaping the company’s success. She holds a postgraduate degree in business law. Before L-Acoustics, Hamlett oversaw contract negotiations for a direct marketing firm and managed human resources for an IP consultancy. Since joining L-Acoustics, she has overseen the recruitment of countless talented individuals and, over the last two years, has skillfully navigated the company through a 30% employee increase during accelerated growth that will see the company reach 1,000 team members this year. Hamlett’s strategic vision has significantly enhanced the company’s strength and established a “people first” culture.

“For years, we have valued collaborating with Anne and we value her unwavering contribution to the growth and success of L-Acoustics,” said Hervé Guillaume and Laurent Vaissié, co-CEOs at L-Acoustics, in a joint statement. “Her expertise, leadership, and strategic acumen position her as the right leader to shape our global workforce, enhance employee experiences, and help define our path forward.”

With Hamlett’s appointment as Chief People Officer, L-Acoustics takes a decisive step toward future-proofing its success. Hamlett’s steady leadership and deep understanding of organizational dynamics ensure that the company remains agile, resilient, and poised for continued growth in a constantly evolving industry. Her ability to foster a culture of innovation, coupled with her talent for implementing effective organizational structures, allows L-Acoustics to continue creating elevated audio experiences for audiences around the globe.

“As Chief People Officer, I’m proud to elevate our ‘people first’ culture at the heart of our global strategy,” says Hamlett. “The People, Legal, and Education teams have evolved into an exceptionally talented group, united by a mission to encourage growth and development for our teams and partners worldwide. Continuing to support their advancement—and the company—will be my honor and privilege.”