Condé Nast has announced Yashica Olden as its first ever global chief diversity and inclusion officer.
Olden will be responsible for developing and implementing diversity and inclusion strategies across the company.
She recently served as executive director of diversity and inclusion at WWP’s global team, strengthening their inclusion strategies and client support.
Olden’s appointment will come into effect 26th October when she will report directly to Stan Duncan, chief people officer at Condé Nast.
Duncan said: “Yashica brings a wealth of experience in helping elevate diversity and inclusion strategies in large companies like ours and I’m looking forward to her insight and counsel in helping move our workplace culture forward.”
For over 20 years, Olden has worked with leaders developing a diverse and inclusive workplace. Olden’s work with CEOs and executive leaders helped “align them to business strategies and integrate them into people and talent processes.”
Olden said: “I’m excited to join the team and work with the incredibly talented editors, writers, designers and marketers to embed a global diversity and inclusion framework into every aspect of the business.”