PGIM Fixed Income Appoints Diane L. Parker as Head of Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

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PGIM Fixed Income has appointed Diane L. Parker as head of Diversity, Equity & Inclusion (DEI). Parker joined the firm Sept. 6 in the newly created role reporting to John Vibert, president, PGIM Fixed Income. With $790 billion in assets under management, PGIM Fixed Income is among the largest global fixed income managers.

Parker will be responsible for developing and implementing a global DEI strategy specific to PGIM Fixed Income and its 998 employees around the world. She will partner with senior leadership to advise the organization on best-in-class DEI practices and engage with PGIM’s Office of DEI helmed by Kathryn Sayko, as well as Prudential’s Inclusive Solutions group led by Lata Reddy, to capitalize on the strategic initiatives and diverse talent sourcing programs which PGIM and Prudential have established to advance equity and inclusivity.

“We strive to create a safe, inclusive working environment across PGIM Fixed Income, centered around mutual respect, intellectual honesty, transparency, and teamwork. Bringing on Diane further evidences our commitment to realizing our cultural aspirations,” said Vibert. “I have the utmost confidence that Diane’s creative and critical thinking, paired with her proven ability to design, influence and execute DEI programs, will serve as tremendous assets for PGIM Fixed Income employees and our clients.”

Parker joins PGIM Fixed Income from Meredith Corporation where she served in a senior DEI role. Prior to Meredith Corporation she spent two decades at the Associated Press where she created DEI strategic initiatives including a global leadership development program and an AP Diversity and Inclusion Education Program which included facilitating global training sessions on diversity, equity and inclusion on topics such as unconscious bias, stereotypes, and cultural differences beyond borders.

Photo Caption: Diane L. Parker, Head of Diversity, Equity & Inclusion, PGIM Fixed Income

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