Pyxus Announces New Main Human Methods Officer

MORRISVILLE, N.C., Jan. 20, 2023 /PRNewswire/ — Pyxus International, Inc. (OTC Pink: PYYX), a international price-extra agricultural corporation, today declared Fernanda Goncalves as its new Senior Vice President and Main Human Assets Officer.

Fernanda joins Pyxus with much more than 20 yrs of world wide human methods and organization knowledge, most not too long ago serving as global HR head at Pink Hat, an IBM subsidiary headquartered in Raleigh, North Carolina. She has also held positions with multinational corporations together with BASF, Hamburg Süd and Ernst & Young. 

Fernanda has a Master of Enterprise Administration from Duke University in Durham, North Carolina, a master’s diploma in offer chain management from Universidade Mackenzie in Sao Paulo, Brazil, and a bachelor’s diploma in organization management from the University of Salvador in Salvador, Brazil. In addition to her skilled expertise, Fernanda serves as a board member of the Nationwide Hispanic Company Council, operating to advertise range, equity and inclusion (DEI) approaches, talent acquisition goals, and employer branding and expertise procedures.  

“On behalf of Pyxus and the Board of Directors, I am delighted to welcome Fernanda to the Firm,” stated Pyxus President and CEO Pieter Sikkel. “In the course of the substantial search to fill this posture, we ended up impressed by Fernanda’s point of view on expertise management and experience with HR system, DEI plans and organizational transformation. She has a apparent passion for producing the greatest influence as a result of shaping the employee experience, coaching and acquiring leaders, and driving all round enterprise accomplishment, which aligns with Pyxus’ goal and business strategy.”

Reporting to Sikkel, Goncalves will serve as a key member of Pyxus’ govt management group. She will supply management to the Business across various main features and guidance its strategic priorities, which includes upholding its commitment to environmental, social and governance targets. Goncalves succeeds Laura Jones, whose very last day with the Firm was December 31, 2022.

“The Board and I would like to thank Laura for nearly 24 a long time of leadership and determination to the Corporation,” mentioned Sikkel. “She was integral in shaping the Firm’s lifestyle and driving organizational advancement and overall performance. It was a privilege to perform with her and we would like her results in her foreseeable future endeavors.” 

About Pyxus Worldwide, Inc.

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