Yahoo, the global media and tech company, today announced the appointment of Alicin Reidy-Williamson to chief diversity & culture officer, where she will lead Yahoo's diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) efforts globally, in addition to building upon Yahoo's passionate and positive team culture.
In her role, Reidy-Williamson will report directly to CEO Jim Lanzone, and work closely with leaders at Yahoo to continue to grow a diverse workforce.
"Prioritizing diversity, equity and inclusion in all that we do makes us a better company, a better employer and a better contributor to the communities we serve," said Jim Lanzone, CEO of Yahoo.
"In my conversations with leaders across Yahoo, it is clear the company’s DEI culture runs deep - and impacts every employee at every level,” said Alicin Reidy-Williamson. “By leveraging the power of this culture, we can drive business results while accelerating employee engagement and experiences that create access, advocacy and community."
Prior to working with Endeavor, Reidy-Williamson was managing principal for The Raben Group, a national public policy and communications strategy firm, where she developed the DEI practice. She also spent 13 years at Viacom and MTV Networks, launching the company’s efforts in corporate responsibility, diversity and inclusion, and public affairs, while managing their growth.