NEW YORK, March 29, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- McCann Worldgroup announced today that Singleton Beato has been named to the new global role of Chief Diversity & Engagement Officer. She joins from the American Association of Advertising Agencies (4A's), where she had been Executive VP, Diversity Strategy and Talent Development.
In her new position, Beato will support McCann's continuing mission to drive diversity programs around the world for the agency, its employees and its clients.
"We continue to work to ensure that McCann is a meritocracy built on a diverse workplace encompassing all of our employees," said Harris Diamond, Chairman and CEO of McCann Worldgroup. "Diversity programs are key in enabling us to take advantage of a wide talent base that truly reflects the dynamics of today's multicultural world and that impacts the work we create for our clients."
Beato has more than 20 years of experience as an accomplished human resources leader in driving people and culture initiatives across a wide range of industries, including advertising. In 2010, she joined the 4A's, where she managed industry-wide strategic talent and culture initiatives. Her accomplishments included leading the transformation of the Multicultural Advertising Intern Program (MAIP) and the 4A's Foundation, as well as the development of The Face Of Talent symposium and the industry's only national Talent Leadership Conference, Talent@2030. She has received numerous accolades for her work from the American Advertising Federation, ADCOLOR and the World Diversity Leadership Summit. She holds an M.S. from Fairleigh Dickinson University.
About McCann Worldgroup:
McCann Worldgroup, part of the Interpublic Group (NYSE: IPG), is a leading global marketing services company with 24,000 employees in more than 100 countries, comprising McCann (advertising), MRM//McCann (digital marketing/relationship management), Momentum Worldwide (total brand experience), McCann Health (professional/dtc communications), CRAFT (global adaptation and production), UM (media management), Weber Shandwick (public relations), FutureBrand (consulting/design), ChaseDesign (shopper marketing) and PMK-BNC (entertainment/brand/popular culture).
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