Retail store chain Bath & Body Works announced the appointment of Kelie Charles as vice president, chief diversity officer.

Charles will be the principal diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) leader and strategist for Bath & Body Works, working closely with associates and senior leadership to continue to evolve and refine the company’s journey to becoming a more diverse, equitable, and inclusive organization.

Charles joins Bath & Body Works from The Home Depot, where she led the company in defining DEI strategy, programs, and initiatives for associates, communities, and suppliers. She brings deep experience in retail, previously working as a buyer for Target and a merchant for The Home Depot.