NEW YORK, December 19, 2022 - GCI Health today announced that Dante Cunningham has joined the agency as Senior Vice President, Head of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DE&I). An accomplished DE&I business leader, Cunningham will leverage his extensive experience in implementing data-driven strategies, attracting diverse talent and developing strategic community partnerships to accelerate the agency’s DE&I efforts. He will report to Nesa K. Johnson, Global Chief People Officer.
In his new role, Cunningham will drive GCI Health’s DE&I priorities, working closely with agency leadership to expand cultural competency, develop new learning and development opportunities and forge relationships with external partners to advance our internal DE&I goals. Cunningham will also oversee the agency’s employee resource groups and guide the DE&I committee.
“As an agency inspired by people, fostering and sustaining a diverse, inclusive and equitable environment for our people, from recruitment through onboarding and throughout their career at GCI Health, is at the heart of our mission,” said Kristin Cahill, Global CEO, GCI Group. “Dante is a change agent whose deep knowledge and experience in driving DE&I efforts will be extremely valuable as we progress on our journey.”
Cunningham brings a wealth of experience across industries, including fashion, e-commerce, insurance and academia. Most recently, he was Director of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion at Rue Gilt Groupe. Prior, as DE&I lead of campus recruiting at Chewy, Cunningham increased diversity hiring by double digits in one year. Before that, he held DE&I and partnership development roles at Liberty Mutual Insurance and Indiana University.
“I am excited to join GCI Health and supercharge the team’s commitment to a culture of belonging, where we celebrate the dimensions of difference while strengthening cultural competency across teams,” said Cunningham. “It’s rewarding to be part of an organization focused on improving health equity through communications and to have a role in facilitating a culture where representative voices are seen and heard, and where their stories are authentically told.”
About GCI Health
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