Trustpilot hires new Chief Human Resources Officer, Donna Murray Vilhelmsen

Former Maersk, AECOM and COWI HR leader brings renewed focus on making Trustpilot an even better place to work

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Trustpilot, the leading global customer review platform, free and open to all, today announces the appointment of Donna Murray Vilhelmsen as Chief Human Resources Officer (CHRO). She will be a valued member of Trustpilot’s top team and report to Chief Financial Officer, Hanno Damm.

Donna Murray Vilhelmsen is a seasoned Human Resources professional who has had a meaningful impact within several complex global organizations such as AECOM, Maersk and, most recently, COWI, as  HR VP of their international business line. During her 20 years in HR, she’s worked with several small to medium private companies in a range of business contexts, including hypergrowth and transformation, from start-up to scale-up and beyond.

Peter Holten Mühlmann, Trustpilot’s CEO and Founder said, “Donna brings a wealth of HR experience to our executive team which will help us to take our people and our culture to the next level. I’m confident that she’ll make Trustpilot an even better place to work and grow your career.”

Donna will lead Trustpilot’s Human Resources function from Copenhagen, focusing on attracting, developing, retaining and rewarding top talent globally. She has the international background and HR expertise to lead a world class HR function to see Trustpilot through our next exciting phase of growth.  

“I believe that amazing things can happen when talented people come together with a shared passion to create something meaningful,” said Donna Murray Vilhelmsen. “We have a wonderful blend of backgrounds, experiences, cultures and perspectives and with that diversity comes tremendous potential. By harnessing our passion and diversity, Trustpilot will become a world class team.”

The appointment comes after Trustpilot’s recent announcement of a $55 Million Series E Funding Round Led by Sunley House Capital Management. The Series E funds will help Trustpilot strengthen its market-leading position through investment in marketing, its technology platform and people, and accelerate its drive to set new standards for transparency in the review space.