Daphne Hoytt Appointed as MSL's Chief Diversity & Inclusion Officer
4 Sept, 2018, New York: Daphne Hoytt, a long-term MSL leader and a Senior Vice President in Atlanta, will become Office Leader in Atlanta as well as Chief Diversity and Inclusion Officer for MSL in the U.S. She will report to U.S. CEO Ron Guirguis. In addition to managing Atlanta, Daphne will be responsible for building and implementing a Diversity and Inclusion Strategy for MSL in the U.S. focusing on recruitment, retention, mentoring and celebration as well as addressing issues related pay equity in our company and in the industry.
Said Ron Guirguis: “I am thrilled for Daphne Hoytt to assume these roles in Atlanta and in our U.S. operations. Daphne has a long-history and exceptional reputation for her extraordinary commitment to clients and for her advocacy around issues of diversity and inclusion. We look forward to her contributions as one of the top executive leaders in the U.S.”
Said Daphne Hoytt: “I am pleased to take on these important roles in the MSL organization. I look forward to working with Ron and MSL’s other executive leaders to help MSL drive our talent and our growth.
“Together with Sandra Sims-Williams, Publicis Chief Diversity Officer, and many others, we have made a strong commitment over the last few years to make Diversity and Inclusion one of our organization’s most important priorities. I am enthusiastic about the work ahead and the exciting opportunity to build on what we have achieved.”
MSL is Publicis Groupe’s public relations and integrated communications network, one of the world’s largest. It provides strategic counsel and creative thinking while championing its clients’ interests through fearless and insightful campaigns that engage multiple perspectives and holistic thinking to build influence and deliver impact. With more than 3,100 people across more than 114 offices worldwide, MSL is also the largest PR network in Europe, and the fastest growing in China and India.
About Publicis Communications
Publicis Communications is one of the four solutions hubs of Publicis Groupe, alongside Publicis Media, Publicis.Sapient and Publicis Healthcare. Publicis Communications unites the Groupe’s creative offering: Publicis Worldwide, Leo Burnett, Saatchi & Saatchi, BBH, Fallon, Marcel, Prodigious, a global production leader, and MSL, specializing in strategic communications. Present in 20 markets, Publicis Communications aims to be the indispensable creative partner in their clients’ transformation. Publicis Communications draws upon the expertise of over 30,000 employees.