Disney has named Tinisha Agramonte its new chief diversity officer and senior vice president, effective immediately.
Agramonte replaces Disney‘s former head of DEI ops Latondra Newton, who stepped down from the role in June.
“Among each of our teams and in every community where we live and work around the world, Disney is committed to building a more inclusive and respectful world,” Sonia Coleman, senior executive vice president and chief human resources officer, said in a statement Thursday. “Tinisha Agramonte is an integral member of our executive leadership, and a dedicated, well-respected leader within Disney. As our new CDO, Agramonte’s expansive knowledge and expertise, having worked in a variety of industries, will allow us to continue creating a welcoming environment for our employees globally.”
Agramonte added: “I’m honored to take on this role at a beloved brand, which impacts people around the world. Throughout my career, I’ve had the privilege to help foster environments where all voices are heard, where individuals from all backgrounds have equitable access and opportunities to thrive, and where innovation flourishes because of our collective strengths. I am proud to continue those efforts alongside our incredible leaders and employees here at Disney to optimally achieve our company’s mission to entertain, inform and inspire people around the globe through the power of unparalleled storytelling.”
More to come…