People on the Move: KPMG Names Keith Hines as Director of Supplier Diversity

KPMG (No. 11 on DiversityInc’s Top 50 Companies for Diversity list) has named Keith Hines as Director of Supplier Diversity. He brings over 20 years of supplier diversity and procurement experience to the team, joining from Mars Inc., where he served as Global I&D Supplier Director.

Prior to joining KPMG and working at Mars Inc., Hines has worked in supplier diversity roles at other companies, including PwC (a DiversityInc Hall of Fame company). He is also a public speaker  who is nationally recognized for his knowledge of supplier diversity and has served on several boards related to supplier diversity.

According to KPMG, Hines “will be focused on elevating KPMG’s presence in the market to continue striving toward our aspirational goals to expand the firm’s supplier diversity program. By the end of 2025, we strive to have 30% of our reportable spend with diverse suppliers.”

Hines is passionate about helping large organizations embrace diverse businesses that are innovative, competitive, qualified and service oriented. He said that leading this initiative will ensure that KPMG U.S.’s suppliers endorse inclusive supply chains and help the company build relationships that reflect the market, clients and communities it serves.

Hines has a bachelor’s degree in business administration from LeMoyne-Owen College and a master’s degree in global affairs from New York University.



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