The newly created role is an important first step in Reach creating a truly diverse and inclusive workforce that reflects its core values and the values of its customers, says the company.
Humphreys joins from the FTSE 20 Compass Group, where she was Group Head of Diversity and Inclusion, responsible for the global D&I strategy.
Humphreys will report directly into CEO Jim Mullen and will be part of the Human Resources Senior Leadership Team.
Jim Mullen, Chief Executive, said: “2020 has shone a light on the importance of diversity, inclusion, and wellbeing. With Julie’s appointment, we are committing to making positive changes at Reach for the long-term.”
Dr Julie Humphreys, Head of Diversity and Inclusion said: “Reach is committed to building a more inclusive culture, there is already so much work going on behind the scenes to make that happen, I’m excited to join and build on that work with passionate people.”
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