LVMH has been a partner/member of ANA for several years and through my work in Diversity & Inclusion, the commitment to advertising, marketing and education are paramount to how we create an inclusive environment. AEF allows for the best practice sharing, benchmarking and learnings to execute on those goals.
LVMH has a company belief that people make the difference. As such, we recognize that the future relevancy of the business requires creating an inclusive environment in which people are valued, both internally in our workforce, as well as externally with our clients and customers. Our future is based on creating inclusive environments that celebrate the connectivity of our brands with people from all walks of life.
Quite simply to “Respect the Process”. There are no shortcuts and you need the process to actually educate you.
We view the next generation in two ways. One, as our future workforce. They represent the next wave of business leaders in LVMH so they needs to be inspired by our values and savoir faire. As such we want to brand ourselves as an employer of choice for them and their careers. Second, the next generation is also our future clients and customers. We want to be a part of their journey as luxury goods customers so that we evolve with them throughout that journey.
I enjoy the “diversity” of my job. No two days are the same as D&I touches many aspects of the workplace. From HR initiatives to Supplier Diversity to Branding/Marketing conversations, the opportunities to positively enhance and impact corporate culture are plenty.
I would recommend that they keep an open mind and a level of flexibility about their future and their career. Opportunities can happen in a variety of ways and you need to be flexible as those opportunities present themselves as they may happen in ways you were not expecting.