Women in Marketing (WiM) Names HP Inc.
First Brand to Become Corporate Member
LONDON, UK, APRIL 30, 2017 – Women in Marketing (WiM) is pleased to announce that HP is its first corporate member. HP will help drive positive change across the industry by supporting WiM’s diversity and inclusion initiatives in the marketing industry, including the development and implementation of the ‘Diversity and Equal Opportunities Audit.’
‘Diversity and inclusion are a business imperative and a values issue for our industry. Organizations like WiM will help us move a more inclusive agenda forward,’ said Antonio Lucio, Chief Marketing & Communications Officer at HP. ‘We believe the time for words and conferences has passed. It is time to move towards focused, sustained and measurable action plans.’
WiM CEO and founder, Ade Onilude, added that, ‘We’re so proud to be in a position to have the input and support of leading global brands like HP, to help move our industry towards a fairer, more inclusive profession, where equal opportunities become the norm, a profession that touches the lives of millions of people worldwide.’
WiM initiatives include their annual WiM Awards, which sees high achievers celebrated and companies nominated for the coveted industry accolades. Ade Onilude said, ‘This year will see our seventh annual awards and be the first time we will be accepting entrants from across the Globe; it promises to be a great night – full of inspiration and aspiration.’ This year the WiM Awards will take place on Thursday, 16th November 2017 at the Ham Yard Hotel in London, UK.
Founded by Ade Onilude, in 2004, Women in Marketing (WiM) empowers women to fulfill their potential within the marketing profession. Ade was inspired to launch the WiM network as a forum to educate, inspire, connect, share and recognize women in the marketing profession. The WiM forum has evolved over the past decade, to become a community interest company and we continue our journey through the support of our team, our global ambassadors and our advisory council. More information about WiM is available at womeninmarketing.org.uk
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