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The final member of the four-person panel will be Stevie Spring, president of the mental health charity Mind.
Pladis said the advisory board members will work with pladis senior leaders to provide strategic advice and guidance, accelerating pladis ‘on their journey towards building an inclusive and diverse business globally.’
The company added that they will be tasked with sharing best practices and learnings to build the right roadmap to Pladis’ success.
Anisa Missaghi, Pladis Global Head of Corporate Affairs and Communications, said: “We are delighted to announce our Inclusion and Diversity Advisory Council, made up of leading experts in this field.
“Incorporating external thinking into the organization is essential for us if we want to make a difference.
“If we want to make real change, we must try harder and by convening these minds and listening to their outside perspectives, we will be able to do just that.”
Chief Executive Officer Salman Amin added: ‘Inclusion and diversity is a cause that deeply concerns me, but just considering the issue is not enough.
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Pladis, which owns McVitie’s, said board members will work with senior leaders to provide counsel and advice ‘on its journey to building an inclusive and diverse business globally’
“As a global company, with global brands loved by millions of consumers in the markets we serve, it is very important that our workforce reflects that customer base.
‘My mission is to ensure that pladis is a place where diverse, bright, ambitious and passionate people come and thrive.
“As we continue to build a culture that celebrates our differences and values inclusion, we must be challenged by both our colleagues and outside voices.
‘That is one of the key reasons for the creation of this board. I’m really excited about how Dame Kelly, Ade, Alastair and Stevie will help us on our critical journey to be a more inclusive and diverse workplace. ‘
It comes after the company joined MSDUK last year, an organization that promotes diversity and advocates for British ethnic minority businesses.
MSDUK has built a strong network of over 2,000 ethnic minority businesses and access to this network, as well as MSDUK’s experience and knowledge, will help provide greater knowledge and understanding of pladis providers to ensure greater representation of ethnic minority businesses. the company said.
He added that MSDUK will also work with pladis’ procurement teams to help ensure a greater understanding of the importance and benefits of a diverse supply chain and provide guidance on supplier engagement.