Campbell's names Monica Diaz new chief diversity, inclusion officer

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Monica Diaz has been named chief diversity and inclusion officer for the Campbell Soup Co.
 
CAMDEN, N.J. – Campbell Soup Company has created the new role of chief diversity and inclusion officer and appointed Monica Diaz to the post. Diaz will be based in Camden and report to Bob Morrissey, senior vice president and chief human resources officer, beginning Nov. 20. Diaz will also act as an adviser to Campbell’s Leadership Team.

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Robert Morrissey, senior vice-president and chief human resources officer for Campbell Soup

“Diversity and inclusion are critical to our business success and are foundational elements of Campbell’s culture,” Morrissey said. “Monica’s proven track record in human resources, diversity and inclusion, wellness and talent management made her stand out among the many candidates we considered. Her nearly three decades of experience across many industries and geographies will complement the work we have underway and prove invaluable as we continue our efforts to build a diverse and inclusive workforce.”

In the new role, Diaz will lead the company’s diversity and inclusion strategy by creating new programs and enhancing existing initiatives to foster an inclusive culture and diverse workforce, according to the company.

Diaz joins Campbell’s from ESPN, part of The Walt Disney Company, where she was vice president – Diversity, Inclusion and Wellness. Diaz also worked at Microsoft Corp. as Global Diversity and Inclusion Director, and at Merck & Co. in a variety of roles including Global Constituency Groups Director – Diversity and Work Environment.

Diaz is a member of the Society for Human Resources Management, the National Association of Multi-Ethnicity in Communications, the Women in Cable Telecommunications and the Hispanic Association on Corporate Responsibility’s Corporate Executive Forum.

Diaz is fluent in both English and Spanish, as well as conversational in Portuguese. Diaz graduated from the Univ. of Puerto Rico with a Bachelor of Arts in psychology and a Masters of Arts in industrial and organizational psychology.

 

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