IGT Appoints Newly Created Role Position as Kim Baker Lee is Vice President of Diversity and Inclusion
International Game Technology announced the appointment of Kim Barker Lee. Lee will lead the newly created role of Vice President of the Diversity and Inclusion department of the company. Lee’s responsibilities will be to oversee the global diversity and inclusion sector of the company. This is a first ever position and department for any gambling company in the online industry. Lee will also be the head chairman on IGT’s Inclusion Council.
Kim Barker Lee commented on the position saying, “Our goal is to meet the needs of our global customer base through a diverse and energised workforce; it’s not just about numbers or demographics. Diversity and inclusion goes beyond gender and race; we want to embed into our values a culture of inclusion where all our employees feel valued, respected, listened to, engaged, and empowered to contribute to the success of the company.”
Mario Di Loreto, Executive Vice-President of People and Transformation at IGT added to the comments saying, “IGT is committed to ensuring that our workforce reflects the global customers and communities that we serve. Bringing more diverse perspectives to the table drives innovation and will enable IGT to continue to deliver the best products and services to our customers.”