XPO Logistics has announced that LaQuenta Jacobs will head the newly created position of chief diversity officer position. She will start her new position on Aug. 3, 2020.
As an advocate of diversity, equity, and inclusion at XPO, Jacobs will be tasked with providing cultural leadership and strategic direction.
Jacobs has 23 years of experience as a human resources executive. She joined XPO in 2018 as head of human resources for the company’s last-mile business unit. She held previous senior HR roles championing inclusivity with Delta Air Lines, The Home Depot, Turner Broadcasting, and Georgia-Pacific, among others.
XPO is a public company with close to 100,000 employees.