Indeed, a leading global hiring platform, announced that Priscilla Koranteng will join the company as Chief People Officer, effective immediately. Koranteng will be part of Indeed’s senior leadership team and will report to CEO Chris Hyams. As CPO, Koranteng will oversee the company’s people functions including HR, recruiting, and real estate teams.
“We are delighted to welcome Priscilla to join us in our mission to help people get jobs. Indeed is a people-centered business, and as Chief People Officer, Priscilla will be a key driver in helping our team grow and innovate to better serve job seekers and employers all over the world,” said Chris Hyams, Indeed CEO. “Since the start of the pandemic, how we hire, work, and live is changing more rapidly than ever, and people organizations have never been more important.”
“Helping people get jobs has been a guiding principle of my career, and so it’s a great honor to join Indeed and live this mission every day. On top of that, Indeed is a company making an industry I love even better,” said Koranteng. “Alongside the many aspects that have drawn me to this company, I’ve been so impressed by how the company lives its values, notably its commitment to inclusion and diversity, which is near to my heart as I serve on the board of the Racial Justice Institute here in the U.S. I can’t wait to dive in with my team to continue building our People function for our high-growth, global business, and serve as a model for innovation in our industry.”
Koranteng brings more than 22 years of experience leading HR, talent management, and DEI functions at multinational organizations including Kellogg’s, DXC Technology, T. Rowe Price, Booz Allen Hamilton, and JPMorgan Chase. Most recently, Koranteng was Kellogg’s global head of talent and chief diversity officer where she drove enterprise-wide human resource strategies and designed Kellogg’s global DEI strategy.
Koranteng holds a Master of Science in Analysis Design and Management of Information Systems from the London School of Economics, United Kingdom. She earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in English and Linguistics from the University of Ghana and a Strategic Human Resources Certification from Cornell University. Koranteng is a published author, and established the Janju Foundation in Ghana which is focused on supporting education for girls in Ghana.