Lenovo Names Yolanda Conyers Vice President, Cultural Integration and Diversity
RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C., February 19, 2007 – Lenovo today announced the appointment of Yolanda Conyers, as vice president, Cultural Integration and Diversity. She reports to Ken DiPietro, senior vice president, Human Resources, and is responsible for the global integration of the company's workforce.
Conyers was most recently director, Worldwide Procurement at Dell, where she led the supply chain strategy team. Prior to that, Conyers was director, Global Diversity, where she helped develop the company's workforce and marketplace diversity model, including recruitment, retention, outreach, and education. Conyers also held management positions in Dell customer service organization.
"Yolanda has the experience we need to help make Lenovo a success in the global marketplace," said Ken DiPietro, senior vice president, Human Resources, Lenovo. "Our goal is to leverage the strengths of our employees worldwide, and Yolanda's expertise in cultural integration will help us to become even more competitive."
Conyers holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Computer Science from Lamar University, and an MBA from Our Lady of the Lake, San Antonio, Texas.
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