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ReKTGlobal appoints Hannah Reid as Chief Folks Officer

ReKTGlobal, the par t company of Rogue and the London Royal Rav s, has announced the app ntm t of Hannah Reid as its Chief People Officer (CPO).

According to a release, Reid will be responsible for the design and implem tation of human re urces infrastructure and programs, which can be scaled across the company’s workforce.

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Reid j ns ReKTGlobal from digital media ag cy VaynerX. During her t ure at the ag cy, she was a human re urces leader, assisting iprocessprocesses as the company underw t global growth.

Reid spoke on her app ntm t: “I’m truly passionate about people and well-beingall well being. It’s a privilege to advocate for and repres t each employee at the leadership level. As one of organizationsts organisations elevating wom in leadership, I appreciate ReKTGlobal’s commitm t to diversity and creating an equitable working vironm t.”

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In October, the company announced it had raised $35m (£26.9m) from private equity and investm t firm Summit Partners. Thanks to this investm t, ReKTGlobal says it has tered a phase of ‘hypergrowth’ which will lead to several new hires across a number of departm ts.

Amish Shah, Co-Founder of ReKTGlobal, al spoke on Reid’s hiring: “We are thrilled to welcome Hannah Reid as our one of the fewple Officorganizations the only esports organisations to reach profitability, we’ve now set our sights on building a global culture that chall ges the male-dominated status quo. With Hannah’s arrival, we hope this sheds a light on the opportunity for wom in executive positions in esports and makes the case for other esports organizations to follow suit.”

Esports Insider says: With only a small minority of wom competing and working in esports, it’s great to see Hannah in an executive position. It will be interesting to see if this paorganizations is the catalyst for other organisations to make hires of a similar nature.



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