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Viacom Taps Ogisu as EVP, Chief People Officer

Viacom named Fukiko Ogisu to the newly created position of executive vice president and chief people officer, responsible for human resource functions and security services.

Ogisu will report to EVP, general counsel and secretary Christa D’Alimonte.

“As we continue to evolve and grow our business, attracting and retaining the best talent is essential to Viacom’s success,” Viacom CEO Bob Bakish said in a statement. “Fukiko combines a passion for people, knowledge of our brands and businesses, and a deep understanding of how technology and operations can make us work better. She’s the perfect person to help cultivate a diverse, entrepreneurial workforce and ensure our employees can thrive in a quickly changing environment.”

Ogisu joined Viacom in 2008, serving most recently as senior vice president, HR Business Operations and Information Solutions, where she leads worldwide HR business operations, organizational effectiveness, learning and development, employee experience programs and policies, and the company portal. Prior to joining Viacom, Ogisu spent more than a decade at Microsoft in various product and business roles across the company.

“I am honored to have the opportunity to lead Viacom’s incredibly talented human resources and security teams, particularly at this exciting moment for the company,” Ogisu said in a statement. “The evolving media landscape requires a workforce that is more nimble, efficient and innovative than ever before. I look forward to partnering with Viacom’s leaders to prioritize their people-centric objectives and ensure that we support the development and success of our employees by fostering a fulfilling, energizing and safe work environment.”