BENTONVILLE, Ark. — Wal-Mart Stores here said yesterday it has named L. Mecole “Cole” Brown as the company's new chief diversity officer.
She will be responsible for the oversight and coordination of the diversity strategy for Wal-Mart’s U.S. business.
Brown most recently was vice president of employment practices at the retailer. She joined Wal-Mart’s legal team in 2002. She will report to Tom Mars, executive vice president and chief administrative officer, Wal-Mart U.