Twitter has a new vice president of diversity and inclusion, by way of Apple.
Twitter head of human resources Brian Schipper announced in a tweet that Apple director of worldwide inclusion and diversity Jeffrey Siminoff was assuming the role at the social network, succeeding Janet Van Huysse, who tweeted about her departure.
Welcome to the flock @jmsSanFran! Thrilled to have you lead global Diversity & Inclusion at Twitter.
— Brian Schipper (@SkipSchipper) December 28, 2015
I’ll always believe Twitter is a force for good in the world. After 6 incredible years, it’s time for my next chapter. It’s been an honor.
— janet van huysse (@janetvh) December 28, 2015
TechCrunch reported that prior to Apple, Siminoff led global diversity and inclusion efforts at Morgan Stanley, and he is also one of the founding leaders of global LGBT leadership organization Out Leadership.
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