Reuters (LSE: RTR; NASDAQ: RTRSY) today appointed Stephen Dando to lead Human Resources worldwide.
He joins Reuters from the BBC, where he was instrumental in transformational change. He will take up his new position in the Spring.
Stephen Dando joined the BBC as Director of Human Resources and Internal Communications in 2001 and became Director, BBC People in 2004 to reflect the new name of the division. He is a member of the BBC's Executive Board and Director of the BBC Pension Trust. Stephen Dando led the transformation of the BBC's human resources function and implemented the BBC's largest ever leadership training programme, which won a World of Learning award in 2004. His career has focused on change management and people development within large organisations, including Guinness Ltd, UDV Europe and Diageo.
Tom Glocer, Reuters Chief Executive Officer, said: "I am very pleased that Reuters has been able to attract Stephen Dando. His success in a series of senior roles equips him well to lead Human Resources at Reuters as we continue to transform the Reuters culture in a new era of growth."