Deloitte Appoints John Zamora Chief Diversity Officer

Jan 19, 2010, 09:00 ET from Deloitte

NEW YORK, Jan. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Deloitte today announced the appointment of John Zamora to the position of chief diversity officer.  Zamora will be responsible for Deloitte's diversity strategy and will lead its continuing efforts to attract, retain and develop the best talent in the marketplace.

"John brings 20 years of professional services experience to this position along with the passion, energy and commitment to lead our organization's diversity and inclusion initiatives and inspire others in the industry," said Barry Salzberg, chief executive officer, Deloitte LLP.  "I am confident in John's ability to sustain and advance Deloitte's inclusive environment, where the brightest are valued for their ideas and contributions to each other, our clients and our culture."

Zamora currently works with clients in the Real Estate and Tourism, Hospitality & Leisure industries and is the operations leader for the Southeast region.  He will continue in this role in addition to serving as chief diversity officer.

"Diversity is the foundation of Deloitte's competitive business advantage," said Zamora.  "In the global marketplace today, diversity of thought, backgrounds and experiences are at the core of an organization's ability to build high performing teams that deliver outstanding results to our clients and our people.  As chief diversity officer, I plan to further Deloitte's longstanding commitment to diversity and fostering an environment where the industry's highest caliber of diverse talent can achieve their personal and professional goals."

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