AdNews Podcast Diversity Special: DAN's Catherine Krantz and Konrad Spilva

Pippa Chambers
By Pippa Chambers | 20 August 2018
Pippa Chambers, Konrad Spilva and Catherine Krantz

The AdNews August magazine zoned in on diversity and inclusion and featured an in-depth look at adland, what we're doing right and what more we need to do as an industry.

To coincide with this we created an AdNews Podcast Diversity Special, recorded at Dentsu Aegis Network's (DAN) Melbourne office. Check it out below or on iTunes here.

In the episode AdNews editor Pippa Chambers speaks to DAN's head of diversity and inclusion and Catherine Krantz and Isobar CEO Konrad Spilva about the importance of diversity and inclusion in our industry, and what DAN is doing to foster a safe, respectful and inclusive workplace.

Did you see the August edition? It featured an interview with IPG Mediabrands CEO Danny Bass, who passionately spoke about how change must “start at the top” - as well as insights from Aubrey Blanche, the global head of diversity and belonging at Atlassian; TBWA global CEO Troy Ruhanen; chair of The Agency Circle and MD of Clemenger Sydney, Emily Perrett; director of operations and talent at creative shop 72andSunny, Ngaio McCreadie; Sarah Wyse, founder of Wyse Women; Edweena Stratton, VP of employee success APAC at Salesforce – and more.

See: Why diversity and inclusion is the industry's new baby.

As well as a look at who is doing what when it comes to parental leave, an AdNews/Magic Beans Diversity Index study looked at the make-up of our industry. Throughout May we surveyed you – AdNews readers – to get a handle on diversity across our industry. The results were eye-opening. Keep an eye on AdNews for more.


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