- Delivery Hero has appointed eight members to its new Diversity and Inclusion Advisory Board
- Having assumed their mandates on 15 September 2021, the inaugural meeting will be held during Q4 2021
- The new board includes representatives from Delivery Hero and its local entities, foodpanda and PedidosYa, as well as from Microsoft and the University of Virginia
- The board will act as a body of experience and expertise, striving to influence and improve Delivery Hero's D&I work
Berlin, 21 October 2021 - Delivery Hero SE ("Delivery Hero"), the world's leading local delivery platform, today announced the appointment of eight members to its new Diversity and Inclusion Advisory Board. This includes internal and external representatives to promote fair representation, inclusivity, and equitable structures at Delivery Hero.
Niklas Östberg, CEO and Co-Founder of Delivery Hero, said: "At Delivery Hero we are committed to driving business growth through a representative and inclusive workforce. We have set up the Diversity and Inclusion Advisory Board to ensure diversity and inclusion color everything we do. Drawing on their diverse experience and expertise, the chosen members will act as advisors to strengthen our existing D&I strategy."
Delivery Hero is amongst the first DAX40 companies to announce such a board. The eight appointed members include Jeri Doris (Chair), Sigrid Osterrieth (Co-Chair), Leandro Mazoni and Patricia Pierre from Delivery Hero, Evelyn Tay from foodpanda, Raul Paredes Lovera from PedidosYa, Diana S. Navas-Rosette from Microsoft, and Melissa Thomas-Hunt from the University of Virginia.
The duration of their term is one year, with the possibility to be reappointed for one additional term. Their mandate began on 15 September 2021 and the inaugural board meeting will take place during Q4 2021. Their agenda is driven by three initial goals: Firstly, to provide regular advice and consultation on D&I matters. Secondly, to function as a strategic partner to evolve the company's D&I strategy and program for the better. Finally, to act as ambassadors on behalf of Delivery Hero to attract diverse talent and lead the conversation on D&I in the broader sector.
Sigrid Osterrieth, Co-Chair of the Diversity and Inclusion Advisory Board, and Senior Director of Communications, Diversity, and Inclusion at Delivery Hero, said: "The Diversity and Inclusion Advisory Board will have an essential role in advancing Delivery Hero's D&I efforts. The members come from incredibly different and diverse backgrounds and have extensive experience in promoting diversity and inclusion at world-leading companies. I am confident that together, the board will influence not only the D&I work within Delivery Hero, but set a new standard for the entire industry."
Learn more about diversity and inclusion at Delivery Hero here.
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Delivery Hero is the world's leading local delivery platform, operating its service in around 50 countries across Asia, Europe, Latin America, the Middle East, and North Africa. The company started as a food delivery service in 2011 and today runs its own delivery platform on four continents. Additionally, Delivery Hero is pioneering quick commerce, the next generation of e-commerce, aiming to bring groceries and household goods to customers in under one hour and often in 10-15 minutes. Headquartered in Berlin, Germany, Delivery Hero is listed on the Frankfurt stock exchange since 2017 and became part of the leading index DAX (Deutscher Aktienindex) in 2020. For more information, please visit www.deliveryhero.com
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