People on the Move: Nichole Barnes Marshall, New Global Head of Inclusion and Diversity for Pinterest

Popular image-sharing and social media company Pinterest has announced that Nichole Barnes Marshall will be joining the organization as its new Global Head of Inclusion and Diversity. Marshall joins the San Francisco-based company, founded in 2009, with more than 20 years of experience in the DEI and recruitment fields. Prior to joining Pinterest, Marshall was the Chief Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Officer for retail giant Bath and Body Works.

“In her role at Pinterest, she will focus on leading our I&D strategy and team and integrating I&D principles into our people and business processes,” the company said in a press release. “She will report to Christine Deputy, Chief People Officer at Pinterest, and will be a key partner to Ben Silbermann, co-founder and CEO at Pinterest. She will help drive accountability, adoption and strategies for workplace, culture and marketplace programs.”

In a statement announcing Marshall’s appointment, Silbermann said, “Making Pinterest a place and a product where everyone feels a sense of belonging is core to our mission. I’m excited to welcome Nichole as our new Global Head of Inclusion and Diversity to continue building a culture where all people feel heard and valued for the unique perspectives they bring to Pinterest.”

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