“It’s about celebrating in all the different languages”
Heading up DEI for some of the world’s most iconic brands such as Warner Bros, CNN, Cartoon Network and HBO Max to name a few, Asif talks about his commitment to creating a strong sense of belonging within a large corporate organisation and how he goes about inspiring change and creating policies which make an impact.
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We hear what his team is prioritising in the DEI space and how speaking different languages can help celebrate change!
Featuring: Asif Sadiq, Chief Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Officer, Warner Brothers Discovery.
Asif is the Chief Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Officer at Warner Bros. Discovery, he was previously the Global Head of Diversity & Inclusion at adidas and has a long and rich career in the diversity and inclusion space with senior executive roles at The Telegraph Media Group, EY Financial Services and the City of London Police. He is a board member for the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA), Kaplan and a member of the board of advisors for Hedley May. Over his 20-year career he has worked in Europe, North America, South America, Middle East, Africa and Asia.
Asif has been credited with impactful global Diversity, Equity and Inclusion activities and programs across organizations, that have created a strong sense of belonging for all and resulted in truly diverse workplaces. He has been key in building synergies between internal and external D&I efforts within organizations, ensuring diversity and inclusion is embedded in all elements of a business, resulting in innovative, creative and inclusive products and services.
He is a Multi-Award Winning Diversity and Inclusion expert with a proven track record in DE&I and Social Impact, being listed as one of the most influential Global D&I Leaders by Hive Learning, the CIPD’s Top 20 Power list and a LinkedIn Influencer. He is winner of numerous awards and was honoured with an MBE in 2017 by the Queen and granted the freedom of the City of London in 2016. He is a member of the HR Guild and a companion member for The Chartered Management Institute (CMI).
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