Roycie Eppler was hired as chief people and culture officer for American Public Media Group, the parent company of Minnesota Public Radio, American Public Media and Southern California Public Radio.
In this role, Eppler will lead equity, inclusion, diversity and access strategies and human resources work, according to a news release. Her first day is Nov. 6.
“I’m thrilled to welcome Roycie to our team,” said APMG CEO Jean Taylor in the release. “This important addition represents a major milestone in APMG’s growth and mission, and we have great confidence in Roycie’s knowledge, passion and expertise in both EIDA and human resources.”
Eppler most recently worked as chief human resources officer for Cutera, a medical equipment manufacturing firm. Before that she held several titles with Heraeus Medical Components, including SVP and GM.
“Some of my best childhood memories are listening to public radio,” Eppler said in the release. “As an adult, I’ve continued to listen for the news, the culture and the music. Beyond being a fan, I am excited to join APMG at this pivotal time in their history. The organization is expanding their digital footprint, addressing critical topics through their world-class content, and expanding and evolving EIDA to ensure employees and the communities they serve are discovering connections with people who have different experiences and points of view.”