Reach creates head of diversity and inclusion role

Reach has appointed Dr. Julie Humphreys as Head of Diversity and Inclusion.

The newly created role is an important first step in Reach creating a truly diverse and inclusive workforce across the UK and Ireland that reflects its core values and the values of its customers.

Humphreys joins from the FTSE 20 Compass Group, where she was Group Head of Diversity and Inclusion, responsible for the global D&I strategy. Reporting directly to CEO Jim Mullen, Humphreys will be part of the senior HR leadership team.

On the appointment, Chief Executive Jim Mullen 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. Humphreys added: “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.”