Belk, Inc. has announced the appointment of Lilicia Bailey to executive vice president, chief people officer, effective May 28, 2013, reporting to Tim Belk, chairman and CEO. Bailey succeeds Adam Orvos, who began serving as executive vice president and chief financial officer on May 4.
“Lilicia is a talented executive who comes to Belk with a wealth of experience and success in leading the human resources function,” said Tim Belk. “We’re delighted that she is joining our team and believe her background is a great fit with our strategic initiatives.”
Bailey was previously employed by Cox Enterprises, Inc., in Atlanta, Ga., where she served as senior vice president, business services, and global chief people officer of the company’s Manheim subsidiary since 2004.
In this role, Bailey was the company’s chief strategist leading its global people strategies function comprised of 300 human resources professionals in the U.S., Canada, Australia and Europe.
Her corporate responsibilities included talent acquisition, compensation, organizational design, leader effectiveness, talent management, succession planning, diversity/inclusion, safety, security, communications, community, public relations, change leadership and government relations.