by Megan Rose Dickey
Originally published: June 16, 2016
eBay recently hired Damien Hooper-Campbell, Uber’s now-former head of diversity and inclusion as its first-ever chief diversity officer. Hooper-Campbell will report to eBay SVP of Human Resources and Chief People Officer Kristin Yetto, which strikes me as odd because since when does a C-level person have to report to an SVP?
Hooper-Campbell most recently worked at Uber as its global diversity and inclusion lead — a role he held for about one year. Before, he worked at Google, where he was a diversity business partner and community strategist for the company’s diversity, integrity and governance division.
“eBay is one of the pioneers in harnessing technology to level the playing field by creating a global marketplace that is truly inclusive and diverse,” Hooper-Campbell said in a release. “I look forward to leading eBay’s efforts to foster an even more diverse workforce and inclusive workplace, which I believe can contribute to increased innovation and even better engagement with eBay’s hundreds of millions of buyers and sellers around the world.”