Michael Lopez has been appointed senior vice president, environment, social, and governance (ESG) at Abercrombie & Fitch Co. Lopez will join Abercrombie & Fitch’s executive committee as a member and report directly to Holly May, chief human resource officer.
In this newly created role, the company said in a statement, Lopez will be responsible for leading Abercrombie & Fitch Co.’s sustainability, community giving, and inclusion and diversity functions as the company looks to broaden these ongoing efforts and embed the ESG strategy into its business operations. He was responsible for diversifying and driving strategies to foster an inclusive environment for HPE employees.
Throughout his career, Lopez has held various leadership positions in inclusion and diversity, government relations, public affairs, international relations and human resources across companies such as Goldman Sachs, Jefferies & Company and Alcoa. Lopez, who is an active member and member of the business advisory council of the Human Rights Campaign, was also mentioned by the company.