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MTV Networks sets up Global Inclusion Strategy advisory committee

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MUMBAI: MTV Networks (MTVN), a unit of Viacom has announced the formation of a Global Inclusion Strategy advisory committee. Drawn from across MTV Networks' brands and business units, the advisory committee will set priorities, develop strategies and implement policies that advance MTVN's core values of diversity, multiculturalism and inclusion throughout the company.

The advisory committee was selected by MTVN chairman and CEO Judy McGrath and MTVN Global Inclusion Strategy EVP and Nickelodeon/MTVN Kids and Family Group EVP public affairs and chief of staff Marva Smalls. She will serve on the committee as its chair.

An official release issued by the company stated that the members of the advisory committee reflect the business units of MTV Networks, and will have direct impact on diversity, multicultural and inclusion issues. The committee will be responsible for promoting MTVN's core values across its global workforce, as well as engaging employees throughout the company for their ideas and perspectives on diversity issues.

"It is imperative that every line of business has direct access and involvement with our diversity and inclusion strategy," said Smalls. "This team approach will ensure that MTV Networks' culture remains every bit as diverse, multicultural and vibrant as the audiences we serve."

MTVN's Global Inclusion Strategy is the company's commitment to championing the next generation of leadership across its global brands, and ensuring that its culture continues to evolve as a welcoming and inclusive place for talent.

MTVN aims to create a work environment across the company where all employees can contribute to its success while achieving their own professional goals. Through this strategy, MTVN will not only further weave diversity, multiculturalism and inclusion into the fabric of the company, but also expand partnerships with external organizations and advocacy groups, adds the release.

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