Thanks for all that you do, Peter Beets! Your willingness to help drive change toward to a more inclusive and gender-equal world is much appreciated, and your efforts leading the Membership Committee certainly made a difference.
Since 2017 Peter Beets - Senior Finance Director, Procter & Gamble-, has served as the Membership Committee Chair of the LEAD Network. Under his leadership, our membership grew exponentially from 2000 to 9000+ members in less than 3 years. In 2018 Peter was awarded the LEAD Network “Excellence in Volunteer Service” award. Peter led the “Engaging Men Dialogues Workshop” for Partner companies in 2018 and 2019 and, in October 2020, Peter launched the SuperPowers initiative.
Peter has said: “I have been part of several initiatives on Diversity & Inclusion and Gender Equality within P&G for many years. I want to help drive a change in the broader industry. This change will be a journey. Everyone will have their journey, in their way, and at their own pace. I had a game-changing experience on my journey when I joined a session on MARC (Men Advocating Real Change –www.onthemarc.org-). I started to see D&I differently in a more meaningful way. It made me think and act differently, at work and home, in how I raise my children..."