Ubisoft has appointed Anika Grant as the company’s new Chief People Officer. Serving most recently as the Global HR Director at Dyson, and previously as a Senior Director of HR at Uber, Grant brings 19 years of experience to the position where she will oversee global recruiting, talent management, and leadership development, as well as Ubisoft’s compensation and benefits approach. Grant will report directly to Ubisoft Co-Founder and CEO Yves Guillemot.
“I am very happy to welcome Anika Grant as our new Chief People Officer. Her energy, optimism and breadth of experience will be great assets to keep evolving our approach to HR and talent management,” Guillemot said. “Working alongside me, Anika’s mission will consist of aligning all our HR teams with a strong, shared vision, building a robust talent pipeline, and implementing innovative and new ways of working.”
Grant will also work toward improving Ubisoft’s organizational performance, innovating on strategies to develop talent, and ensuring that Ubisoft’s workplace culture is anchored in safety, respect, and well-being.
“I’m excited to be part of Ubisoft, whose mission is to provide opportunities for enrichment and self-discovery through innovative and original gaming experiences,” Grant said. “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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