CBS Corp. Promotes Diversity Chief Josie Thomas


Eye vet has spearheaded the department since 2000

CBS Corp. has promoted Josie Thomas to exec VP and chief diversity officer.

Thomas, who was previously senior VP, will continue to oversee the Eye’s diversity efforts across all of its businesses. She also spearheads outreach efforts with CBS talent, national advocacy groups and other orgs.

Thomas reports to CBS Corp. chief Leslie Moonves.

“CBS’ commitment to diversity is a key part of our growth strategy,” Moonves said. “I am very pleased to recognize the exemplary work Josie has done for CBS and look forward to all that she will continue to do to benefit this company, our partners at large, the industry and the public we serve.”

Thomas has been with CBS for more than 15 years, starting out as broadcast council for CBS’ law department in 1995. She’s been head of diversity for the Eye since 2000.

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