The human resources at the BBC – called BBC People – have a new director. Lucy Adams will take up the post on 1st June replacing Stephen Kelly who has moved to another company. Adams comes to the BBC from Eversheds LLP, and has been Director of HR at a couple of companies previously.
The Director role at the Beeb encompasses training, motivation, change management and recruitment, and Adams will lead 475 employes in the HR division. The position also includes automatic entry to the Executive Board.
Regarding her new role, Lucy says:
“The BBC is a unique organisation. Its staff create output and services which are hugely valued by countless millions across the world. It’s a privilege to join the BBC and make a contribution in the challenging climate ahead.”