Monica Diaz is Vice President and Chief Diversity and Inclusion Officer at Campbell Soup Company.
Monica leads Campbell’s enterprise-wide strategy to build a more inclusive culture and diverse workforce that reflects and respects a wide array of backgrounds, ideas, life experience and reflects the global consumer base. She brings to life core company values, to Seek the Power of Different and Dare to Disrupt. She also serves as partner and adviser to Campbell’s Leadership Team and is a part of the Board of Trustees of the Campbell Company Foundation.
Previously, Monica spent over five years as Vice President of Diversity, Inclusion and Wellness with ESPN (part of The Walt Disney Company). She has also held leadership roles in global diversity and inclusion, talent management, organizational development and as Human Resources business leader, with leading companies including Microsoft, Merck & Co., and Sara Lee Corporation. She has expertise in transforming corporate culture, the development of high-performing teams, and leading in multi-cultural and matrix environments.
Practitioners and professional organizations in a wide range of industries frequently seek Monica’s insights and engagement in public speaking. She has been recognized as a Leader of Team Innovation (Cable and Telecommunications Human Resources Association, 2017), named one of the Most Influential Minorities in Cable TV (CableFax, 2015, 2016, and 2017), honored with the Multicultural Leadership Award (Tri-State Diversity Council, 2015), recognized as part of the Top 10 Hispanic Leaders (Hispanic Executive Magazine, 2014), and selected by Hispanic Business Magazine as part of its Top 50 Influentials (2013) and 100 Influentials (2011).
She earned both her B.A. degree in psychology and her M.A. degree in industrial and organizational psychology from the University of Puerto Rico, and completed the WISE Executive Leadership Institute at the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth College.
Monica has a multi-cultural background. She is bilingual and bi-literate in English and Spanish and proficient in Portuguese.