Nielsen Ups Dr. D. Sangeeta To Chief Diversity Officer
March 10, 2014 at 12:13 PM (PT)
NIELSEN has promoted DR. D. SANGEETA to Chief Diversity Officer, effective immediately. As Chief Diversity Officer, SANGEETA will be responsible for ensuring that NIELSEN remains an employer and business partner of choice and enables innovation by leveraging diversity as a competitive advantage.
“Diversity and inclusion are key to NIELSEN’s success,” CEO MITCH BARNS said. “Our ability to provide clients with insights around consumer behavior worldwide is predicated on a diverse workforce that reflects the more than 100 markets in which we serve. It is a critical business imperative and an integral part of our ability to innovate, grow, and succeed. As a leader in our organization, SANGEETA has been essential in cultivating this culture of inclusion, and I am thrilled she will be leading our diversity efforts globally.”
“I am excited to take on a role that focuses on building diverse talent, reflective of the next-generation workforce at NIELSEN,” said SANGEETA. “I am passionate about diversity and inclusion in the workplace, and I believe they are the vehicle to help both our associates and clients realize their full potential as we continue to expand into new markets.”
SANGEETA will continue to lead NIELSEN’s Global Measurement Science organization, overseeing methodological innovation and preservation and strengthening data integrity, a post she has held since 2012.