NEW YORK, Nov. 27, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Omnicom Group (NYSE: OMC) announced today Tiffany R. Warren, Senior Vice President and Chief Diversity Officer has been named to the annual EBONY 100 Power rankings. Warren’s leadership in advancing diversity in the advertising and marketing industry earned her a spot on the list of “Power Players.” All honorees will be recognized at the EBONY Power 100 Gala at The Beverly Hilton on Friday, December 1st.
Tiffany R. Warren said, “I am deeply honored and humbled to be recognized by EBONY and to join past and present change makers who I have long admired and respected.” Warren continued, “It’s a great feeling to be included on such a special list and, after more than 20 years of championing diversity and inclusion, this recognition serves as a nice validation for what I consider to be my life’s work.”
Named Omnicom’s first-ever Chief Diversity Officer in 2009, Warren has helped the company remain an industry leader by driving the diversity agenda forward. Under her leadership, Omnicom has launched a number of Employee Resource Groups (ERGs) such as Omniwomen and OPEN Pride. Omniwomen is Omnicom’s professional network dedicated to championing the number and influence of women within the company and has chapters established around the globe. OPEN Pride, a subset of the Omnicom People Engagement Network (OPEN), was created to ensure the success of Omnicom’s LGBTQ population and allies. The Human Rights Campaign Foundation recently recognized these efforts by naming Omnicom one of the “Best Places to Work for LGBTQ Equality.”
“In our business, talented people of all backgrounds, ages, nationalities, races, gender identity and sexual orientations are absolutely essential to the creative process,” said John Wren, President and CEO, Omnicom. “Over the last eight years, Tiffany has been instrumental in fostering an environment where people can truly be who they are at Omnicom. She greatly deserves this recognition for her work.”
Warren is the Founder and President of ADCOLOR, a non-profit organization that champions diversity and inclusion in creative industries. In addition, she serves on the boards for several organizations including GLAAD, The American Advertising Federation, and The Ghetto Film School. Warren is also a member of the 4A’s Diversity Committee and the AAF Mosaic Center Executive Council, through which she helps prepare diverse talent to soar in careers with longevity and purpose.
View of entire list of EBONY Power 100 Honorees here.
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