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Diageos Mairéad Nayager forges LGBT+ inclusion in the workplace

Diageo's Mairéad Nayager forges LGBT+ inclusion in the workplace

 November 11, 2021

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Mairéad Nayager, Chief HR Officer at Diageo, has been included in the prestigious OUTstanding LGBT+ Role Model Lists alongside colleagues Gatonga Theuri, Dynamic Demand Sensing Senior Program Manager, and Christian Laya, FP&A Lead Analyst.

The list recognizes leaders and allies who make significant contributions to LGBT+ inclusion in the workplace.

Showcasing LGBT+ Future Leaders


The Lists, prepared yearly, by diversity and inclusion organization INvolve, showcase the top 100 LGBT+ Future Leaders, 100 LGBT+ Executives and 50 Ally Executives.

This is the 7th year consecutively individuals from Diageo have been recognised.

Recognizing commitment to inclusion

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Mairéad Nayager, Diageo's Executive member, was selected for the “Ally Executives Role Model List 2021” in recognition of her leadership and commitment to ensuring Diageo is a truly inclusive place for all, including the design and implementation of the business' Inclusion and Diversity strategy and the recent launch of Gender Identity and Expression Guidelines in over 20 countries including the US, UK, Spain, Netherlands, Thailand, Taiwan, and Australia.

“I'm thrilled with this recognition for LGBT+ peers and role models within Diageo. Next year I hope to see even more businesses recognised and celebrated. Greater diversity within business makes financial sense, creates stronger communities and provides role models for future generations," explains Mairéad

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