Tag: Experian

02
Oct
2020
Posted in technology

Experian North America Expands Commitment to Culture of Inclusion With First Chief Diversity, Inclusion & Belonging Officer

Wil Lewis brings decades of diversity and inclusion expertise and leadership

Expanding on Experian North America’s commitment to a culture of diversity and inclusion, the company announced today Wil Lewis will join the organization as its first-ever Chief Diversity, Inclusion and Belonging Officer. In this role, Lewis will build upon Experian North America’s award winning programs to reflect the employees, clients and communities it serves, further the company’s commitment to diverse representation and continuously evolve the workplace culture where all employees are celebrated for bringing their whole selves to work. He most recently served as Senior Vice President, Global Diversity and Inclusion Executive for Bank of America.

“Embracing a truly inclusive culture, where everyone feels a real sense of belonging, is critical to building a diverse workforce and fostering innovation,” said Experian North America CEO Craig Boundy. “Our diversity and inclusion efforts have always focused on how we can contribute to a more equitable society within our Experian North America family, the communities we operate in and among the consumers we serve. We’re committed to being an agent for change and delighted Wil is coming on board to help lead that change with us.”

The creation of the new role highlights several critical components of Experian North America’s commitment to diversity and inclusion:

  • Building a company where inclusion fuels collaboration and innovation to develop products which enable financial inclusion for all

  • Ensuring that every employee feels emotionally connected to the company in an environment that is safe and supportive

  • Attracting, developing and retaining talent that represents the communities in which Experian North America operates

  • Institutionalize processes that will increase the number of diverse suppliers, disability accessibility tools and enhance the impact of external diversity partnerships

At Bank of America, Lewis led 11 employee resource groups with more than 350 chapters