NENT Group appoints Osman Head of Diversity
December 16, 2019
Nordic Entertainment Group (NENT Group), the Nordic streaming company, has appointed Mohamud Osman as the company’s first-ever Head of Diversity & Inclusion. Osman will join the People & Culture function and will lead and accelerate NENT Group’s ongoing and business-wide EDI (Equality, Diversity & Inclusion) activities.
In his new role, Osmanwill develop a long-term EDI strategy closely integrated with NENT Group’s business strategy. He will set targets, measure progress and follow up on EDI activities across the company, as well as supporting leaders and employees with EDI topics.
Osman has 7 years’ experience as an EDI strategist advising some of Scandinavia’s largest corporations. He has most recently been CEO at CloseTheGap, a consultancy specialising in advising executives, boards and investors on EDI. Mohamud’s educational background covers psychology, innovation management and entrepreneurship. He takes up his new position immediately and will report to Sahar Kupersmidt, NENT Group Chief People & Culture Officer.
Osman commented: “Equality, diversity and inclusion make a workplace better and a business more successful. Today’s entertainment industry is hyper-competitive, and bringing together different perspectives, experiences and backgrounds is key to increasing creativity and growth. I will work with the talented NENT Group team to attract, motivate and retain the best people in the business, while fully implementing the Group’s values – Bravery, Equality, Appreciation and Trust – in a vibrant and engaging culture. NENT Group is an amazing organisation with great people and products that touch lives every day. I am looking forward to helping NENT Group deliver on its exciting ambitions.”