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Tapestry has named David L. Casey as chief inclusion and social impact officer.

Tapestry has expanded its leadership team with a newly created role.

The parent company of Coach, Kate Space and Stuart Weitzman has appointed David L. Casey as chief inclusion and social impact officer, effective May 16, 2022. He will have responsibility for continuing to shape and deliver Tapestry’s equity, inclusion and diversity strategy and will oversee the company’s social impact efforts through advocacy, philanthropy and volunteerism.

Casey joins Tapestry from CVS Health, where, as senior VP, workforce strategies and chief diversity officer, he was accountable for strategic diversity management and workforce initiatives. He also served as the president of the CVS Health Employee Relief Fund, a public charity. Casey joined CVS in 2010.

“Tapestry’s approach to corporate responsibility is based on driving real, measurable change towards a more equitable, inclusive and sustainable world,” said CEO Joanne Crevoiserat. “We believe that difference sparks brilliance and are building a culture where all our employees can be their authentic selves. To that end, we are extremely pleased that David is joining our leadership team. He brings to Tapestry over 20 years of experience in strategic EI&D work and is widely recognized as an expert in the field. David’s passion for EI&D will be invaluable as we build on the strong foundation and inclusive culture already in place.”

Casey has served and currently serves in an advisory and board director capacity for several national and local organizations, including Disability:IN, the American Lung Association, and appointments to the U.S. Secretary of Labor’s Advisory Council on Apprenticeship and the Indianapolis and Eastern Massachusetts affiliates of the National Urban League. Casey is also an eight-year veteran of the United States Marine Corps, having served in Operation Desert Storm.