Amanda Rajkumar has been appointed to the Adidas Executive Board: Beginning of 2021, the British national and HR professional will join the then six-member Executive Board of the sporting goods company as Executive Board Member responsible for Global Human Resources.
Amanda Rajkumar holds a Bachelor of Science degree from Goldsmiths College, London University, and has over 24 years of human resources experience in global organizations. She joins Adidas from BNP Paribas, where over 11 years, she held a number of executive HR leadership positions for different business divisions based out of the UK and the U.S.
Most recently she was Head of Human Resources for the Americas region, including responsibility for the Intermediary holding company of BNP Paribas in the Americas. Prior, she worked for JPMorgan for almost a decade in various senior HR management positions. Previous professional positions include the London-based recruitment consultancy JM Management, and she began her professional career in 1993 as a research psychologist.
"Amanda’s longstanding expertise in human resources and her profound understanding of people care and inclusion will be an excellent addition to the Executive Board and Adidas," said Thomas Rabe, Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Adidas AG.
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