Unum, a workplace insurance provider, announced the appointment of Valoria Armstrong as chief global inclusion and diversity officer.

Armstrong will lead the office of inclusion and diversity and continue to develop the company’s strategy to further foster a culture of belonging.

Prior to joining Unum, Armstrong served as chief inclusion officer and vice president, external affairs for American Water. While in the role, she strengthened the company’s inclusion, diversity, and equity strategy by creating a comprehensive and integrated focus on driving dignity, respect, and inclusiveness.

She also previously served as the president of Tennessee American Water and held various roles in human resources with grocery retailer Food Lion over her 15-year career with the company.