Pfizer has recently announced that the company has named Ramcess Jean-Louis, Esq. as Global Chief Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) Officer.
Jean-Louis, who is originally from Brooklyn, New York, is the holder of a Juris Doctor degree from New York City’s Columbia University School of Law and a Bachelor of Science degree in Industrial and Labor Relations from Cornell University.
Jean-Louis was recently employed at Verizon Media where he served as Global Chief Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Officer. He goes to the pharmaceutical company with more than 20 years of experience as a change agent who had delivered human capital solutions and also had a passion for helping all employees reach their full potential and fostering a culture of continual learning and inclusion where he worked.
In this new position at Pfizer, he will be solely responsible for developing and leading the execution of the company’s global, enterprise-wide strategies to transform its Diversity, Equity & Inclusion agenda while creating strategies, infrastructure, and programs to make sure that Pfizer continues to enhance the type of culture where every person is seen, heard and cared for.
Before he joined Verizon Media, he had the position of Director of Workforce Diversity and Inclusion at Comcast. In that role, Jean-Louis was responsible for developing and executing strategies that made Comcast more reflective of the communities in which the company served and drove diversity across all levels of the organization. He was tasked with having responsibility for the Employee Resource Groups, the live national Employee Enrichment Series broadcast, national partnerships, outreach programs, military hiring, and diversity councils and champions.