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Levi's names Chief Artificial Intelligence Officer

February 23, 2019
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Katia Walsh will join the Levi Strauss & Co. as senior vice president and chief strategy and artificial intelligence officer, effective April 29, 2019. Walsh will be responsible for building the data, analytics and artificial intelligence enablers to support the company's global business across innovation incubation, new business models and strategic growth initiatives.

Walsh previously worked for Vodafone, where she was the company’s first chief data and analytics officer, responsible for the company’s success in providing a predictive, proactive, and personalized experience as part of its digital transformation. At Levi's, she will report to Chip Bergh, president and chief executive officer, and will be a member of the company's global leadership team.