Endeavor has appointed Romola Ratnam as senior vice president and head of impact and inclusion
Ratnam will be in charge of corporate social responsibility initiatives, including DEI in the company’s global operations that own the talent agency WME.
Ratnam’s appointment is coming on the heels of Alicin Reidy Williamson’s departure to a top job at Yahoo.
“Romola is a passionate and tenacious executive whose persistence and creativity have seen her build pathways that never existed before,” said Endeavor president Mark Shapiro.
“We could not be prouder of what she has accomplished thus far, and know she is the ideal leader to define and deliver on our global corporate social responsibility efforts moving forward.”
She was hired by Endeavor in 2017and was tasked with harnessing the company’s massive network and its star capital to effect social transformation.
Her work includes a series of access to industry programs that provide over 100 hours of on-demand entertainment to more than 22,500 people and bringing talents from underrepresented groups to this Endeavor network.
Ratnam formed two innovative partnerships with the organization Color of Change to drive racial and social justice within the Endeavor portfolio:”#ChangeHollywood,” launched with multi-hyphenate Michael B. Jordan, and “#ChangeFashion” with the Black in Fashion Council and supermodel and entrepreneur Joan Smalls.
Prior to joining Endeavor, Ratnam served as director of sports and corporate collaboration at UNICEF. and also as the co-executive director of the SEED Project, a sports and education non-profit that is based in Senegal. She began her career with the NBA in business development for global businesses.
Follow us or bookmark us for more Bollywood news box office collection report celebrities trailers and promos
Join us on Facebook
Join us on Twitter