Ben Hughes has joined Planet Home Lending, a national lender and servicer, as executive vice president and chief human resources officer.
Hughes has more than 20 years in senior HR leadership roles. He has developed and implemented numerous strategies and practices designed to attract top talent, increase employee satisfaction and boost retention.
Before joining Planet Home Lending, Hughes was CHRO at American Bank, Corpus Christi, Texas. Prior to that he was Head of Human Resources, Americas for Hudson Advisors LP He spent more than a decade at Capital One Financial Corp., where he was senior director of human resources.
In his new role with Planet Home Lending, Hughes will support the company’s overall human resources strategy and operations.
“At a time when the industry is booming and demand for human capital outstrips supply, Ben brings deep, industry-specific experience in recruiting talent and building pathways for employee opportunity and growth,” says Michael Dubeck, CEO and president of Planet Financial Group, LLC, parent of Planet Home Lending, in a release. “Both are core to the Planet’s expansion and key to the retention of its best employees. We’re thrilled to have Ben join and help Planet continue our growth into the future.”