Major League Baseball (MLB) Commissioner Robert D. Manfred, Jr. announced the appointment of Michele Meyer-Shipp ’95 to serve as its Chief People & Culture Officer. Meyer-Shipp will manage all league office “human resources activities, including talent processes and programs, workplace culture, and diversity and inclusion,” according to MLB. Meyer-Shipp also will oversee all off-field office operations.
“Michele has dedicated her career to establishing diverse, inclusive, and engaging workplaces. She brings an unparalleled ability to create meaningful cultures and relationships among employees by implementing policies that help people connect with one another and embrace the power of diversity to improve business operations,” says Dean Kathleen M. Boozang. “Major League Baseball did not just hire a Seton Hall Law alum. MLB hired a stellar and accomplished advocate for equity, justice, and fairness. We are proud of Michele and thrilled to have Seton Hall Law represented in this influential position within such an iconic social institution.”