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Turning Diversity into Action. Julia Simon as Chief Diversity Officer

Mary Kay Inc. appoints executive team member Julia Simon as Chief Diversity Officer.

At Mary Kay, we believe diversity is more than just a noun, it’s a verb – requiring meaningful action. . Our company prides itself on a decades-long commitment to supporting equality – but our work is never done.

The appointment of Julia Simon as Mary Kay’s Chief Diversity Officer is the latest in the company’s commitment to empower women and champion female leadership positions worldwide. In addition to her new role, Simon also serves as Mary Kay’s Chief Legal Officer and Corporate Secretary at the beauty brand’s global headquarters in North Texas.

Mary Kay is a company built by women, for women and that core value is reflected in our workforce gender diversity numbers. But, as you know, diversity is about much more than gender. We are also committed to diversity of all types, including racial and religious diversity among other forms.

On a global level, we’re partnering with organizations focused on combating discrimination and promoting equality as a fundamental human right and principle of social justice. We – as a company – will continue to be a driving force to root out injustice in communities worldwide.

For more than 56 years, Mary Kay has made great strides in women’s empowerment and the effort to support diversity, inclusion and the demand for equality – but with Julia as a dedicated diversity leader, we will make an even greater impact in the years to come.

Julia Simon, Mary Kay Inc. Chief Legal Officer & Corporate Secretary
Julia Simon, Mary Kay Inc. Chief Legal Officer and Chief Diversity Officer