PRNewswire: Lear names Rashida Thomas (MBA '06) Chief Diversity Officer

Lear Corporation, a leading global supplier of automotive seating and electrical systems, announced that it has named Rashida Thomas chief diversity officer and director of talent management. Thomas earned her MBA from the Wayne State University Mike Ilitch School of Business in 2006.

In this role, Thomas will lead the company's diversity efforts, including continuing to develop Lear's presence in southeast Michigan as an employer of choice and help increase hiring and retention of diverse talent. Internally she will work with Lear's Global Resources & Opportunities for Women and other affinity groups, as well as increase emphasis on campus recruiting to develop a best in class workforce for the future. 

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