Gucci Hires Head of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion in Response to Blackface Scandal

Maria Perez
Aug 2, 2019 - 5:00
Gucci Hires Head of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion in Response to Blackface Scandal

Gucci has recently appointed a diversity chief a few months after it received negative publicity for selling a racist sweater. The company announced on July 30 that Renée Tirado will serve as the new global head of diversity, equity and inclusion, The Hollywood Reporter reported. In a statement to the publication, CEO and President of Gucci, Marco Bizzari said Tirado will help the Italian fashion brand “to put culture — self-expression and inclusivity — at the center of what we do.” “Since 2015, [Gucci’s creative...

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