In a press release by Octagon Sports and Entertainment, the agency announced that Mandisa Diggs, a specialist in human resources, will become the Vice President of Inclusive Diversity at Octagon.

Rick Dudley, Octagon Chariman and CEO, on the move:

“Diversity and Inclusion are fundamental to our continued success. Ensuring our agencies reflect the consumer marketplace and have an inclusive culture, ultimately leads to the best work for our clients, and to retaining and attracting top talent. In creating this senior-level role, we’re furthering our commitment and taking tangible action toward our inclusive diversity goals.” 

Mandisa Diggs, who earned a Bachelor’s in Communication Studies and a Master’s in Student Affairs and Higher Ed, previously helped other companies, like General Electric, of which Diggs has garnered numerous praise from by earning their Above and Beyond, HR Management and HR Excellence awards.

Diggs on working with Octagon:

“I’m very proud to be joining the Octagon agency network and to partner with all of the stakeholders to grow the existing initiatives, and to create new strategies and programs that will help further our agencies’ Inclusive Diversity mission.”

With clients spread throughout Russia, Australia, Germany and the U.K., Octagon is always looking for the best talent on a global level. Diggs will also collaborate with two of Octagon’s sibling companies, Frukt and Rogers & Cowan, both of which are marketing companies. Diggs joining Octagon will provide both parties with countless opportunities to tap further into the talent statrosphere.