Levi Strauss & Co. Names First Chief Strategy And Artificial Intelligence Officer

Levi Strauss & Co. has named Katia Walsh as SVP and Chief Strategy and Artificial Intelligence Officer, effective April 29. In this role, she will be responsible for building data, analytics and AI enablers for Levi’s innovation incubation, new business models and strategic growth initiatives.

Walsh was previously Chief Data and Analytics Officer at Vodafone, where she oversaw the telecommunications conglomerate’s digital transformation. She also has held strategic data analytics leadership positions at Prudential Financial and Fidelity Investments, where she drove…