Indeed hires chief people officer

IndeedGlobal hiring platform Indeed has appointed Priscilla Koranteng (pictured) as chief people officer, effective immediately.

Koranteng, who will be part of Indeed’s senior leadership team and will report to chief executive officer Chris Hyams, will oversee its people functions, including HR and recruiting, and will lead the global HR and people teams.

She has more than 22 years of experience leading HR, talent management, and diversity, equity and inclusion functions at multinational organisations, including Kellogg’s, DXC Technology, T Rowe Price, Booz Allen Hamilton, and JP Morgan Chase.

Most recently, Koranteng was global head of talent and chief diversity officer at Kellogg’s, where she drove enterprise-wide human resource strategies and designed its global diversity, equity and inclusion strategy.

Hyams said: “We are delighted to welcome Priscilla to join us in our mission to help people get jobs. Indeed is a people-centered business, and as chief people officer, Priscilla will be a key driver in helping our team grow and innovate to better serve job seekers and employers all over the world.

“Since the start of the pandemic, how we hire, work, and live is changing more rapidly than ever, and people organisations have never been more important.”

Koranteng added: “Helping people get jobs has been a guiding principle of my career, and so it’s a great honour to join Indeed and live this mission every day. On top of that, Indeed is a business making an industry I love even better.

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“Alongside the many aspects that have drawn me to this company, I’ve been so impressed by how the company lives its values, notably its commitment to inclusion and diversity, which is near to my heart as I serve on the board of the Racial Justice Institute here in the US.

“I can’t wait to dive in with my team to continue building our people function for our high-growth, global business, and serve as a model for innovation in our industry.”