Kevin Lord is Executive Vice President of Human Resources for Fox Corporation. In this role, he oversees the Company’s talent acquisition, colleague development, diversity and inclusion, compensation and benefits and employee volunteering strategies. In addition, Mr. Lord leads all aspects of the human resources function for FOX News.
Before the March 2019 spin off of FOX by 21st Century Fox and the establishment of FOX as a standalone public company, Mr. Lord served as Executive Vice President of Human Resources and Head of Compliance at FOX News Channel. Prior to being named to this position, Mr. Lord was the Senior Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer at TEGNA Inc. (formerly known as Gannett, Co. Inc.) and a member of the company’s leadership team. While there, he oversaw employee relations, performance management, employee development, total rewards administration, diversity and inclusion for a workforce of more than 10,000. He was also responsible for creating initiatives that attracted and retained essential talent, enabling TEGNA to execute many of its key initiatives.
Earlier, Mr. Lord served as the Executive Vice President of Human Resources for NBC News and was the HR Integration leader during NBCUniversal’s extensive transition from General Electric (GE) to Comcast ownership. His initial role at NBCUniversal was Senior Vice President of Human Resources for its Integrated Media & International divisions prior to the Comcast ownership.
Before his time at NBC, Mr. Lord held several HR leadership positions with General Electric, including Chief Human Resources Officer for GE Plastics, GE Corporate HR Leader for Commercial & Communications, Senior Vice President of Human Resources for GE Vendor Financial Services, as well as various HR roles at GE Aviation.
Mr. Lord began his career in human resources at Burlington Industries, later moving on to similar positions at Hewlett-Packard, Colgate-Palmolive and Roche. A graduate of State University of New York (SUNY) at Brockport with a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Mr. Lord also received his Master’s Degree in Human Resources from the University of South Carolina.