Former Major League Baseball (MLB) vice president of diversity and inclusion Corey Smith has joined LVMH Moët Hennessy – Louis Vuitton SE (LVMH).
Smith, who had a number of roles at MLB, maintains the job title of VP of diversity and inclusion at LVMH, as it looks to shore up the equality of its operation.
He will work under Gena Smith, head of global executive and creative recruitment as well as senior vice president of human resources.
Smith said: “I am delighted to welcome Corey to LVMH Inc. as we accelerate our efforts to advance diversity, inclusion and equity across our group and brands in North America and further our commitment to fighting racism and intolerance.
“Corey brings unique expertise in both workforce and supplier inclusion, and will play an integral role in supporting our brands to ensure we meet the highest standards in promoting equality, for every person we work with and serve in North America.”
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