Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group (MUFG) recently announced the appointment of Okeatta Brown as Head, Inclusion and Diversity for the United States. Brown will lead MUFG's Executive Inclusion and Diversity Council, business units and enterprise resource groups.
Welcoming the joining of Okeatta Brown in the Inclusion and Diversity team at MUFG, Amy Ward, Chief Human Resources Officer for the US mentioned Brown's affinity to and passion for service and community stewardship throughout her career.
Amy Ward further pointed out Brown's leadership skills will help shape MUFG's long term goals of serving its clients and driving the financial group’s diversity commitments.
With over two decades of experience, Okeatta Brown has handled leadership and managerial roles in the past. She’s well versed in developing and executing I&D based program development, transformation and strategy planning for different markets as well as workforce. Her expertise further extends to deploying socially impactful and sustainable approaches to advance any organisation’s DEI efforts.
Brown formerly worked with financial services companies including Wachovia Bank and Wells Fargo. At Wachovia Bank, she served as Vice President of Marketing Communications for 5 years, handling strategic marketing campaigns, structured products, capital finance, equity etc. Later at Wells Fargo, she was the Senior Vice President, External Engagement Strategist managing executive leadership, Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR), Enterprise Diversity & Inclusion and strategic philanthropy goals.
Okeatta Brown completed her graduation with a Bachelor's in Science and Marketing from Johnson C. Smith University and masters in Business administration and management from Montreat College. She is a certified Human-Centered Design Thinking Practitioner.
MUFG Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group, Inc. (MUFG) is a financial services company based in Tokyo, Japan. With the new appointment, MUFG aims to extend its reach in Western markets through close collaboration with operating companies and by extending support to the customers in need of financial services.