Diversity & Inclusion Expert to Work Across U.S. Agency Network
Octagon announces the appointment of Mandisa Diggs as the company’s Vice President of Inclusive Diversity in the U.S. In the newly established role, Diggs will focus on further establishing Octagon as a leader in the diversity and inclusion space, including ongoing development and implementation of Octagon’s Inclusive Diversity programming, resource development and recruitment initiatives.
“Diversity and Inclusion are fundamental to our continued success. Ensuring our agencies reflect the consumer marketplace and have an inclusive culture, ultimately leads to the best work for our clients, and to retaining and attracting top talent,” said Octagon Chairman and CEO Rick Dudley. “In creating this senior-level role, we’re furthering our commitment and taking tangible action toward our inclusive diversity goals.”
Diggs will work across Octagon’s entire domestic network including Rogers & Cowan and FRUKT, tapping into her significant experience in diversity and workplace inclusion transformation, engagement, and cultural design strategies for global brands including Humana, GE, Ford, and Cisco.
“I’m very proud to be joining the Octagon agency network and to partner with all of the stakeholders to grow the existing initiatives, and to create new strategies and programs that will help further our agencies’ Inclusive Diversity mission,” said Diggs.
Diggs will be based at Octagon’s headquarters in Stamford, CT.