Irene Asare is now HR Director of the BBC The British Broadcasting Corporation has confirmed its appointment of Ghanaian Human Resource (HR) expert Irene Asare as its HR Director.
Her appointment earns her a seat on the BBC News board.
Reacting to the news on her Twitter account, the HR expert said, “I am so excited and feel proud to join @BBCNews !”
She described her appointment as “an honour and a great opportunity to lead the HR team.” I am so excited and feel proud to join @BBCNews ! It’s an honour and a great opportunity to lead the HR team.
Congratulations to @samtaylornews and Suzzane Lord. I look forward to working with you. #IreneAsare #HR https://t.co/IuHa2M1LEE — Irene Asare (@ireneasare) July 15, 2021 Irene Asare has years-long experience in the HR field, which has seen her offer her skills in multinational institutions globally, including Vodafone, Tullow Oil, and Standard Bank Group.
Friends and well-wishers took to Twitter to congratulate her on her new adventure. Congratulations and welcome, Irene!! — BBC News Press Team (@BBCNewsPR) July 15, 2021 — Irene Asare (@ireneasare) July 15, 2021 Congrats @ireneasare super proud of you https://t.co/r7rD4isGr8 — Paul Akwaboah (@pakwaboah) July 15, 2021 Congratulation and all the best, @ireneasare ! — Ashesi University (@Ashesi) July 15, 2021 I seriously can express just how overjoyed I am to read this. Right before our eyes… black history…. world history is being created! Well done @ireneasare — Michelle Raymond (@ThePPartner) July 16, 2021 Congrats @ireneasare on your appointment to @BBCWorld Board.
Irene was recently our guest on #ACLseries on #clubhouse , where she engaged our community of professionals.
The team at Africa Corporate Lounge, extends our best wishes to her in this new role. #ACLcelebrates pic.twitter.com/a2nO32A03E — Africa Corporate Lounge (@LoungeAfrica) July 15, 2021