Independent advertising technology company AppNexus has announced the appointment of Antoinette Hamilton as its vice president of diversity, inclusion and community experience.
Filling a new position at the company, Hamilton (pictured above) will spearhead initiatives to promote a diverse and inclusive global community within AppNexus, broaden the range of the company’s talent pipeline, and drive thought leadership, employee training, and best corporate practices.
Prior to her appointment at AppNexus, Hamilton served as the assistant vice president of diversity and inclusion at L’Oréal USA, which she joined in 2004.
AppNexus CEO Brian O’Kelley said the company is deeply committed to fostering a culture of diversity and inclusion.
“It’s core to our success as a company. This commitment requires a proactive effort and a holistic view that accords respect to people of different backgrounds and perspectives,” he said.
“Given her record of success at L’Oréal, Antoinette Hamilton brings a builder’s mentality to an end-to-end culture of inclusion. We’re thrilled to have a leader of her calibre and experience drive our D&I initiatives.”
Samuel Tan, director of market development for AppNexus in Australia and New Zealand, added: “We are incredibly excited to have Antoinette Hamilton joining the AppNexus family as VP of diversity and Inclusion, and bringing her world-class experience and thought leadership to our business.
“Every member of the Australia and New Zealand team cares deeply about advancing D&I both within our business and externally, and we look forward to working closely with Antoinette to make a difference in our markets.”
Commenting on her appointment, Hamilton said: “AppNexus’ executive leadership shares a robust commitment to building a diverse and inclusive future for our company.
“I am excited to join a leadership team whose values are so intrinsically woven into their overall corporate strategy and which views diversity as a lever to propel the business forward.”