ViacomCBS Networks International (VCNI) has promoted Fathima Beckmann to Vice President of Global Inclusion.
Beckmann will be responsible for leading a global team in driving diversity and inclusion strategies for the group, which is prioritizing a range of programs that help expand its work with under-represented talent.
She will report into Marva Smalls, EVP, Global Head of Inclusion, ViacomCBS, and Raffaele Annecchino, President & CEO, VCNI.
Beckmann has been Communications Director for ViacomCBS Networks Africa since joining in 2017, leading on corporate communications across the continent and overseeing initiatives on gender-based violence, human rights and mental health.
She said the move will “further strengthen [VCNI’s] diversity, equity and inclusion efforts.”
“We have a critical responsibility to elevate the voices and issues that matter most to our employees, audiences and communities around the world and foster a culture of respect and belonging,” she added.
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