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Corey Smith

Vice President of Diversity & Inclusion at LVMH, Inc.

Corey Smith is currently Vice President of Diversity & Inclusion at LVMH Inc. Prior to joining LVMH in September of 2020, Mr. Smith was Head of Diversity & Inclusion at Major League Baseball. With 20 years in Diversity & Inclusion (D&I), Mr. Smith has worked in several industries including manufacturing, technology, education, consumer products, entertainment, media and sports. Mr. Smith's overall D&I experience includes developing and implementing workforce and employee initiatives such as recruitment programs, learning & development programs, training & mentorship programs, executive rotational programs, Business Resource Groups as well as Supplier Diversity initiatives. Mr. Smith has also led initiatives around shifting corporate culture. Finally, Mr. Smith has led customer-facing D&I strategies focused on diversifying customer engagement, growth marketing strategies and experiential activations focused on inclusion.

Mr. Smith has served on several boards including Diversity Information Resources (DIR) and served as Board Chair for the NY/NJ Minority Supplier Development Council. Mr. Smith holds a BS in Mechanical Engineering and a MBA, both from Columbia University.

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