Brian A. Gallagher – United Way Worldwide

In today’s integrated global economy, we’re all connected like never before. The very definition of “community” has been rewritten by people coming together through shared interests—in local communities, across nations, online, and around the globe. To say our communities are increasingly diverse is an understatement.

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Ken Mayhew – William Osler Health System Foundation

We are committed to ensuring that our fundraising efforts, and the staff that support them, are closely aligned with the diversity of the communities we serve. As a result, equity and inclusiveness are ingrained in who we are and interwoven into our values and practices.

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Masashi Oka President and CEO, Union Bank, N.A., and UnionBanCal Corporation Seeing our similarities Diversity has been described as “the art of thinking independently together.” From personal experience, I agree—and inclusion makes the art possible. I wear two hats. One, leading a150-year-old California-based bank that’s now Japanese-owned. And two,... Read more
George Chavel President and CEO, Sodexo, Inc. Leveraging new dynamics Diversity and inclusion is indeed a central management challenge in today’s global marketplace, but understanding how workforce demographics and workplace needs are changing also provides an opportunity to both support and leverage a multicultural workforce for professional development and... Read more
Jeff Fettig Chairman & CEO, Whirlpool Corporation Leading for the greater good Whirlpool Corporation has always made integrity, teamwork, respect, diversity with inclusion, and a spirit of winning the core enablers of our current and future success. I’m proud that our workplace policies and culture honor differences and provide... Read more
John B. Veihmeyer Chairman and CEO, KPMG LLP Forging our future As we strive to accelerate our growth and forge the future of our firm, diversity and inclusion are as fundamental to our business strategy as technical expertise and industry knowledge. In today’s dynamic marketplace, diversity allows us to... Read more
John Hartmann President and CEO, True Value Company Driving accountable leadership At True Value Company, we embrace initiatives that support and empower a diverse workforce and reflect the diverse communities our independent hardware retailers serve across the United States and around the world. We’re strongest as an organization when... Read more
Yue Zhuge Co-Founder and CEO, Landscape Mobile Producing the best results I believe in diversity, not because I am a woman, not for the sake of diversity, not even because it is the right thing to do. I truly believe a diverse team is the best team, it produces... Read more
John Wilson CEO, WilsonHCG Continually engaging Diversity and collaboration are two key ingredients to an organization’s success. Without them, growth opportunities are left on the table. The people who make WilsonHCG what it is today are constantly encouraged to voice their opinions to help grow our organization. We have... Read more
Helena Morrissey CEO, Newton Investment Management Limited Sustaining and meaningful change I see diversity as a core talent issue—not as an ‘add-on’. Newton has always believed in diversity of thought, in diversity of perspective. We have a team approach to managing money with no one person having a monopoly... Read more