Category: Diversity Leader Award

Paul Richardson – The Walt Disney Company

Paul Richards Chief Diversity Officer The Walt Disney Company SVP Human Resources, ESPN The Walt Disney Company Headquarters: Burbank, CA Business: Entertainment CEO: Robert, A. Iger Employees: 185,000 Website: INTEGRATED D&I INITIATIVES AT CORE OF DISNEY’S SUCCESS With a diversity strategy centered on thinking and acting with a global mindset, The Walt Disney Company… Read the full article

Alan Nevel – Thermo Fisher Scientific

Alan Nevel Thermo Fisher Scientific, Vice President, Global Diversity and Inclusion Thermo Fisher Scientific Headquarters: Waltham, Massachusetts Business: Scientific R&D CEO: Marc Casper Employees: 50,000 Website: HARNESSING THE POWER OF INCLUSION By taking a broad approach to diversity, Thermo Fisher Scientific, the world leader in serving science, is successfully harnessing the power of inclusion… Read the full article

Steve Pemberton – Walgreens

Steve Pemberton Vice President Diversity & Inclusion Global Chief Diversity Officer Walgreens Boots Alliance Walgreens Headquarters: Deerfield, Illinois Business: Retail CEO: Alex Gourlay Employees: 240,000+ Website: WALGREENS GLOBAL FRAMEWORK UNLEASHING D&I INTO MAINSTREAM BUSINESS Walgreens longstanding and proactive commitment to diversity and inclusion is integrated into the mainstream processes and functions of its daily… Read the full article

Susan deRyk – William Osler Health System

Susan deRyk Joint Vice President of Patient Experience, Communications & Strategy William Osler Health System Headquarters: Brampton/Etobicoke – Ontario, Canada Business: Healthcare CEO: Matthew Anderson Employees: 5,084 Website: CANADIAN HEALTH SYSTEM REDUCING HEALTH INEQUITIES WITH D&I Canadian healthcare leader William Osler Health System is transforming its diversity program with a resolute focus on reducing… Read the full article

WilsonHCG – Marisol Hughes

2015 Diversity Leader WilsonHCG Headquarters: Tampa, Florida CEO: John Wilson Employees: 350 Recent Recognition Includes: Glassdoor’s Best Places to Work Employees’ Choice Awards, 2015 In-house Recruitment Award for Best Candidate Experience, 2014 Tampa Bay Times, Top Workplaces, 2014 HRO Today’s RPO Baker’s Dozen, 2013 and 2014 To be successful, no firm can afford to waste talent,… Read the full article

Legg Mason – Joyce L. Ulrich

2015 Diversity Leader Legg Mason Global Asset Management Headquarters: Baltimore, Maryland CEO: Joseph A. Sullivan Employees: 3,000 Recent Recognition Includes: Baltimore Mayor’s Award, Legg Mason/Patterson High School/Big Brothers Big Sisters Workplace Mentoring Program (sponsored via the Diversity Council), 2013 2 awards, Board Leadership Program (also sponsored via the Diversity Council), which matches Legg Mason professionals with nonprofit board… Read the full article

IHS Automotive – Marc Bland

2015 Diversity Leader IHS Automotive Headquarters: Southfield, Michigan Sr. Vice President–Automotive: Edouard Tavernier Employees: 730 Recent Recognition Includes: Michigan Business and Professional Association (MBPA), 101 Best and Brightest Companies to Work For, 2014 Sisters Achieving Success, Harmony & Empowerment (SASHE), A Great Company for Women, 2013 & 2014 CORP Magazine, Salute To Diversity–Marc Bland (VP of D&I), 2013;… Read the full article

Fish & Richardson – Ahmed Davis

2015 Diversity Leader Fish & Richardson Headquarters: Boston, Massachusetts Managing Partner: Peter Devlin Employees: 928 Recent Recognition Includes: American Lawyer Diversity Scorecard, Top Law Firm for Diversity, 2013 and 2014 Human Rights Campaign (HRC) Corporate Equality Index, Top Rating of 100 percent, 2014 com, Inc., Best Law Firms for Diversity: Top 25 List for Disability Diversity, 2013 and… Read the full article

Fennemore Craig, P.C. – Phillip F. Fargotstein

2015 Diversity Leader Fennemore Craig, P.C. Headquarters: Phoenix, AZ Managing Partner: Tim Berg Employees: 408 Recent Recognition Includes: AZ Business Magazine, one of the Most Admired Companies, 2014 Phoenix Business Journal, Arizona Corporate Excellence (ACE) Award, 2014 Phoenix Business Journal, one of the “Valley’s Healthiest Employers,” 2014 DLA Inclusive Workplace award, 2012 The Women in Law Empowerment Forum… Read the full article

Ballard Spahr LLP – Mark S. Stewart

2015 Diversity Leader Ballard Spahr LLP Headquarters: Philadelphia, PA Chief Diversity Officer: Virginia G. Essandoh Employees: 1,119 Recent Recognition Includes: Women in Law Empowerment Forum (WILEF), Gold Standard Certification, 2011–2014 Pennsylvania Bar Association’s Commission on Women in the Profession, Honor Roll of Legal Organizations Welcoming Women, 2013 The American Lawyer Survey of Women Equity Partners, Ranked No. 2,… Read the full article