December 29, 2015 IBOMLLC Team

Twitter Hires A New VP Of Diversity & Inclusion From Apple Inc.

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Jeffrey Siminoff has been hired as Twitter Inc.’s new Vice President of Diversity and Inclusion. He joins Twitter from Apple Inc. where he served as the Director of Worldwide Inclusion and Diversity from September 2013 to date.

Welcome to the flock @jmsSanFran! Thrilled to have you lead global Diversity & Inclusion at Twitter.

— Brian Schipper (@SkipSchipper) December 28, 2015

Twitter made this announcement via Twitter. Siminoff replaces Janet Van Huysse as Twitter’s VP of Diversity and Inclusion. Before joining Apple, Siminoff led an international diversity and inclusion campaign at Morgan Stanley for about three years. He is also among the founding members of the global LGBT leadership organization, Out Leadership.

OL congratulates @Twitter & 1 of our Founding #OutLeaders @jmsSanFran! Huge #lgbtprogress!!#diversity @TwitterOpen https://t.co/IsUoNGewLC — Out Leadership (@OutLeadership) December 28, 2015

Critics are raising eyebrows over Twitter’s choice for the position of VP of Diversity and Inclusion of the social network. Given, Siminoff is not only male but also white. However, some have counteracted these criticisms by arguing …read more

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