UBISOFT NAMES ANIKA GRANT CHIEF PEOPLE OFFICER
Ubisoft has appointed Anika Grant as its Chief People Officer and member of the Executive Committee effective immediately, the gaming company announced early Thursday.
In her new role, Grant will oversee all aspects of Ubisoft’s people strategy and drive HR excellence at the company, including the implementation of innovative and best-in-class strategies to develop talents within Ubisoft. Grant’s responsibilities extend to Ubisoft’s global recruiting, talent management, leadership development and compensation and benefits, as well as contributing to improving the company’s organizational performance. She reports directly to Yves Guillemot, Ubisoft’s co-founder and CEO.
“I am very happy to welcome Anika Grant as our new Chief People Officer,” said Guillemot. “Her energy, optimism and breadth of experience will be great assets to keep evolving our approach to HR and talent management.”
Grant has 19 years of HR experience, most recently in her role as Global HR director for Dyson’s Global Markets. Prior to Dyson, Grand was the senior director HR at Uber. She specializes in fast-paced, customer-focused organizations and leading HR transformation.
“I’m so excited to be part of Ubisoft, whose mission is to provide opportunities for enrichment and self-discovery through innovative and original gaming experiences,” said Grant. “I am also incredibly proud to partner with the talented, passionate people at Ubisoft to deliver on this mission, and confident that together we will continue making Ubisoft an employer of choice, one that offers its team members exciting challenges, a welcoming and open environment, and the freedom to express their creativity every day.”
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