Bozoma Saint John appointed as 1st black female executive of Netflix

Bozoma Saint John appointed as 1st black female executive of Netflix

- Bozoma Saint John has received an appointment as the 1st black female executive of Netflix

- Netflix has recently been doing more to improve diversity and inclusion inside its walls

- Saint John’s nearly 20-year career spans multiple industries including music and entertainment, consumer packaged goods, fashion, sports, and automotive

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The former chief marketing officer of Endeavor who also served as the chief brand officer at Uber until June 2018 has been appointed as the chief marketing officer at Netflix.

According to Bloomberg.com, Bozoma Saint John has become the first Black woman to join the online TV giant’s group of top executives and is currently the most senior black executive.

Speaking about Bozoma's appointment, the chief content officer of Netflix, Ted Sarandos, said Bozoma Saint John is an exceptional marketer who understands how to drive conversations around popular culture better than almost anyone.

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Bozoma Saint John appointed as 1st black female executive of Netflix

Source: UGC
Source: UGC

The streaming company has pledged money to black-owned banks and has also decided to do more to improve diversity and inclusion inside its walls.

Nonetheless, the company’s workforce remains just 7% black and most of its senior leadership is white. But with the firm's new resolve, the figure might see an increase in the near future.

During her 20-year long career, Saint John has worked in multiple industries including music and entertainment, consumer packaged goods, fashion, sports, and automotive.

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In a separate news report, Ezekiel Nana Ansah, a NFL footballer who originates from Ghana, has been made a 'king' with the name Abrahene (King of Giants) at Akropong-Akwapim in the Eastern Region.

Ameyawdebrah.com indicates that Okuapehene Oseadeeyo Kwasi Akuffo and his elders conferred the title on Ezekiel Nana Ansah, who is popularly known as Ziggy.

This was in appreciation to Ziggy for his numerous achievements and philanthropic works after the star visited the Okuapehene to pay respect and to congratulate him for ascending the throne

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