Wil Lewis expands Experian North America’s commitment to a culture of diversity and inclusion by joining as the company’s first-ever Chief Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Officer. In this role, Lewis will build upon Experian North America’s award winning programs to reflect the employees, clients and communities it serves, further the company’s commitment to diverse representation and financial inclusion, and continuously evolve the workplace culture where all employees are celebrated for bringing their whole selves to work.
Lewis’ new role highlights several critical components of Experian North America’s commitment to diversity and inclusion:
- Building a company where inclusion fuels collaboration and innovation to develop products which enable financial inclusion for all
- Ensuring that every employee feels emotionally connected to the company in an environment that is safe and supportive
- Attracting, developing and retaining talent that represents the communities in which Experian North America operates
- Institutionalize processes that will increase the number of diverse suppliers, disability accessibility tools and enhance the impact of external diversity partnerships
Prior to joining Experian, he served as Senior Vice President, Global Diversity and Inclusion Executive for Bank of America. At Bank of America, Lewis led 11 employee resource groups with more than 350 chapters in 40 countries with more than 180,000 memberships. During his tenure, Lewis’ responsibilities also included talent recruitment and development, human resources and community impact. He has held positions in sales and operations before his career path in human resources leadership. Of service to his community, Lewis serves on the board for the Disability: IN, National Disability Institute, Centers for New Horizons and Chicago Minority Supplier Diversity Council.