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Annette Wigton

Chief Human Resources Officer
Annette Wigton

Annette Wigton joined Covington in September 2005. She is responsible for leading the firm wide Human Resources Function including, staff recruitment, compensation and benefits, employee relations, performance management and policy development and implementation. Ms. Wigton has more than 25 years of human resources and professional development experience and has worked in both the U.S. and Europe for international corporate businesses and law firms. She is qualified to deliver and interpret occupational psychometric profiling instruments including the Myers Briggs Type Indicator.

Memberships and Affiliations

  • Society for Human Resource Management
  • Member of the Chartered Institute of Professional Development

Previous Experience

  • Director of Human Resources at an Am Law100 law firm (2004-2005).
  • PA Consulting, Head of Human Resources, Americas (2000-2004)
  • Riggs Bank, began as Senior International HR Generalist, promoted to Executive Vice President and Director of Human Resources (1995-2000)
  • GE Capital Retail Financial Services, began as HR Coordinator and successively promoted to Senior HR manager of a multi-site business employing 700 staff (1983-1995)