Quilter has hired a head of wellbeing from The Walt Disney Company.
Daisy Dupree-Loxton joins the wealth manager to develop its employee wellbeing programme Thrive, which aims to address physical, social, financial, emotional and mental wellbeing.
Dupree-Loxton was manager of wellbeing and mental health at Disney, where she embedded programmes such as Mental Health First Aiders. Prior to that she held human resources (HR) roles at Kingfisher and EY.
Commenting on the appointment, Penny Cole, Quilter HR director, said: “We’re really pleased to bring in someone with Daisy’s experience of working across different sectors, where employees face differing pressures and challenges. The world of work is evolving rapidly, and it has never been more important to protect employee wellbeing and create the right kind of experience for people.”
Dupree-Loxton added: “We spend the majority of our time in work and if that workplace doesn’t look after us, it can have long lasting impact on our physical and mental health.
“Having worked across the media, consumer goods and retail industries, I have also seen how this is particularly acute in fast paced and high-performing cultures. That is why I am delighted to be joining Quilter – a business that recognises the importance of workplace wellbeing and actively supports its employees.
“I am excited to build on the existing Thrive programme and focus on smashing the stigma around mental health while supporting employees throughout their personal and professional life events.”