Burberry appoints former Chanel diversity head as chief people officer
British luxury retailer Burberry has named Alexandra McCauley as its new chief people officer.
McCauley, who will start in London on 15 November 2023, will be responsible for all aspects of Burberry’s People strategy globally. She will join the Executive Committee and she will report to Burberry Chief Executive Officer Jonathan Akeroyd.
McCauley is currently Head of Global Diversity and Inclusion and Global People Communications and Engagement at Chanel in London. She previously held senior HR roles at NBC Universal and began her career as a labour and employment lawyer in New York.
Jonathan Akeroyd said: “I am delighted to welcome Alex to Burberry. Alex has a wealth of experience in building human and inclusive cultures within creative businesses, and she has a passion for helping people and organisations achieve their highest potential. I am looking forward to working with her to drive our strategy forward and realise our ambitions in this next phase.”
Burberry posted sales of £3.1bn in the 52 weeks ending 1 April 2023 (FY2022), with revenues up 9.5% on the previous year.
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