Dutch telecommunication services company VEON announced Ana de Kok-Reyes will serve in the newly established role of group diversity and inclusion officer.

De Kok-Reyes, VEON’s current director of financial control, will assume the role effective Jan. 1, 2023, in addition to her current responsibilities. She will report to Michael Schulz, group chief people officer, on diversity and continue to report to Serkan Okandan, group chief financial officer, on finance and financial control matters.

In her new position, de Kok-Reyes will champion initiatives across VEON’s markets of operations, chairing the company’s diversity and inclusion forum and promoting cross-cultural, inclusive, and collaborative way of working.