Purpose and Values
New York – Milan, October 21st 2020 - The Prada Group is proud to announce that Malika Savell has been appointed as Chief Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Officer for Prada North America.
In her role, Malika will be responsible for developing policies, strategies and programs to help ensure diverse representation of cultures and perspectives at all levels of the company. She will be in charge of working with the Group’s global leadership to strengthen the inclusive culture and advancement for the company’s talents. Malika’s expertise and extensive experience leading diversity initiatives at global luxury companies will be instrumental in supporting the Group’s mission and vision. Malika reports to Prada USA CEO, Marcelo Noschese.
Malika will work closely with Prada’s Diversity and Inclusion Advisory Council, chaired by artist and activist Theaster Gates and award-winning writer, director and producer Ava DuVernay, to continue providing opportunities for students of color and investing in scholarship, internship and apprenticeship programs. Malika will also collaborate with the Council and the Group’s creative and design teams to keep the company abreast of global social awareness around race, culture and politics.