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Former TikTok Exec Gisselle Ruiz Joins WME as Head of Inclusion

Leading global entertainment agency WME has appointed Gisselle Ruiz as its newest staff addition and head of inclusion. The former TikTok and seasoned diversity/inclusion executive has plans to help the Hollywood talent agency navigate the industry moving forward as it works to be “anti-racist and ally-oriented,” The Hollywood Reporter shares . Billboard reports that Ruiz will help oversee recruitment, retention and strategic partnerships via WME’s Beverly Hills headquarters to help drive the agency’s diversity, equity, and inclusion goals. Prior to her newly-appointed position, Ruiz served as a global talent acquisition leader at TikTok, where she was instrumental in leading diversity and inclusion initiatives and standards for the short video-sharing app. Additionally, she also worked in previous executive roles at CAA, Google, Walt Disney, and at the Broad Center non-profit, according to The Hollywood Reporter . Now, she joins the WME family as they and other Hollywood agencies...

Njera Perkins

Nov 9, 2020