Based in Los Angeles, Nyahuma Seck reports to Colleen Theis, The Orchard’s Chief Operating Officer, and will work closely with Tiffany R. Warren, Executive Vice President, Chief Diversity and Inclusion Officer at Sony Music Group, who took on the role in October.
In her newly appointed role, Nyahuma Seck will continue the company’s diversity and inclusion initiatives, and establish talent pipelines and employee development programs.
Before joining The Orchard, Nyahuma Seck served as Senior Director, Diversity, Inclusion & Belonging at Universal Music Group.
At Universal Music, she managed a team of diversity advisors for the company’s labels and business units since 2019.
Nyahuma Seck also served as the Co-Chair of Internal/Institutional Change for Universal Music’s Task Force for Meaningful Change, which launched in 2020.
Prior to her work at Universal Music, Nyahuma Seck held positions at AEG, The Recording Academy and more.
“We will continue to focus on instituting fair practices across the board.”
Colleen Theis, The Orchard
Colleen Theis, Chief Operating Officer, The Orchard, said: “We will continue to focus on instituting fair practices across the board, and making The Orchard a place that truly fosters equity and inclusion.
“We launched our employee-led Council for Equity and Progressive Action, which has rolled out many new initiatives over the past year.
“We’re excited to welcome Naledi as she brings her experience, passion and leadership alongside our company’s vision for a diverse and inclusive workplace.”
“I am honored to join The Orchard.”
Naledi Nyahuma Seck
Naledi Nyahuma Seck, said: “The Orchard has demonstrated a commitment to empower artists and labels, uplift employees, and inspire fans to create a more equitable society.
“These are commitments and values that I personally believe in, and am invested in. Music is a valuable connector of people.
“As we record this chapter in history, it is imperative that we show compassion while we educate and elevate our communities, and take collective action through our efforts in diversity, equity, and inclusion. I am honored to join The Orchard.”
“I look forward to partnering with Naledi.”
Tiffany R. Warren, Sony Music Group
Tiffany R. Warren, Executive Vice President, Chief Diversity and Inclusion Officer at Sony Music Group, added: “I look forward to partnering with Naledi to keep cultivating intentional and long-lasting change within Sony Music Group and the industry at large.”Music Business Worldwide