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LGBT Dominates this years OUTstanding list

Category: LGBT, WORKPLACE, organisation, executive, supportive, material science

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On October 26th OUTstanding released its 5th annual list. The list celebrates LGBT executives and allies providing supportive workplaces for other LGBT people.

Among the list are just some of the orginisations we here at VERCIDA work with. VERCIDA hopes to see more of our clients make the list in the years that follow. 

Here are 50 of the top 100 LGBT executives and allies for 2017:

  1.  Alan Joyce, Qantas, CEO
  2. Stacey Friedman, JPMorgan Chase, General Counsel
  3. Jim Fitterling, DowDuPont, Chief Operating Officer for Material Sciences
  4. Gigi Chao, Cheuk Nang (Holdings) Ltd, Executive Vice Chairman
  5. Dr Vivienne Ming, Socos LLC, Managing Partner
  6. Inga Beale, Lloyd’s of London, CEO
  7. Martine Rothblatt, United Therapeutics Corp, CEO
  8. Jan Siegmund, ADP, Chief Financial Officer
  9. Dr Siobhan Martin, Mercer, Executive Director — HR UK & Ireland

  10. David Hynam, Bupa UK, CEO

  11. Louis Vega Dow Chemical Co, President Dow Australia & New Zealand

  12. Michael Salter-Church, Open Reach, Head of External Affairs and Policy

  13. Daniel Gerring, Travers Smith, Partner, Head of Pensions

  14. Peter Arvai, Prezi, CEO & Co-Founder

  15. Stephen Clarke, WH Smith, CEO

  16. Josh Graff, LinkedIn, EMEA VP for Marketing Solutions

  17. Philip O’Ferrall, Viacom International, Executive Vice President/MD

  18. David Furnish, Rocket Entertainment, CEO

  19. Christopher Bailey, Burberry, Chief Creative Officer

  20. Sander van ‘t Noordende, Accenture, Group Chief Executive, Products 

  21. Stephen Day, Burson-Marsteller, Chief Executive Officer, UK

  22. Brian Bickell, Shaftesbury, Chief Executive

  23. Margot Slattery, Sodexo UK & Ireland, Country President — Ireland

  24. Geoff Godwin, AIG UK, Chief Operating Officer

  25. Bethmara Kessler, Campbell Soup Co, SVP, Integrated Global Services

  26. Cliff Hopkins, Instagram, Global Head of Marketing

  27. David Isaac, Pinsent Masons LLP, Partner

  28. Ken Janssens, JPMorgan, Managing Director

  29. Jim Ford, Allen & Overy, Partner

  30. Robert Hanson, John Hardy, CEO

  31. Alex Schultz, Facebook, VP Growth Marketing

  32. Daisy Reeves, Berwin Leighton Paisner, Partner

  33. Amanda McKay, Balfour Beatty, Quality Director Major Projects

  34. Dan Fitz, BT, Group GC & Company Secretary

  35. Tudor Havriliuc, Facebook, Vice President, Human Resources

  36. Elliot Vaughn, Boston Consulting Group, Partner

  37. Deborah Sherry, GE Digital, Senior VP and Chief Commercial Officer

  38. Angela Darlington, Aviva Group, Chief Risk Officer

  39. Mark Anderson, Virgin Atlantic, Executive Vice President — Customer

  40. Ali Berryman, Barclays, MD, Head of Card Services, UK Cards

  41. Suresh Raj, Zeno Group, MD, Global Business Development

  42. Ben Foat, Post Office, Group Legal Director

  43. Lawrence Spicer, RBC, VP, Audit, Personal & Commercial Banking

  44. Alan Mason, BlackRock, MD, Head of Americas ETF

  45. Bob Annibale, Citi, Global Director of Citi Inclusive Finance

  46. Cynthia Fortlage, GHY International, Vice President Information Technology

  47. Deian Rhys, Simmons & Simmons, Partner

  48. Iain Anderson, Cicero Group, Executive Chairman

  49. Gerry Stone, Bank of America, COO, Global Banking & Market Operations

  50. John Clifford, McMillan LLP, Senior Partner

Other individuals that made this years top 100 are:

  • Pedro Farde, General Counsel Brazil and Agentina (HSBC),
  • Adam Rowse, Head of business banking (Barclays),
  • Matt scarff, Director of ITV creative and events (ITV),
  • Liesbeth Botha, Strategic digital transformation leader (PWC),
  • Daniel Winterfeldt, Global capital markets partner (Reed Smith)

A huge congratulations to all candidates from us all at VERCIDA.

If you are interested in working with any of the organisations named above, please follow the relevant links to find out more.

VERCIDA works with over one hundred clients who are committed to creating an inclusive work environment. If you are an employer and interested in working with VERCIDA to promote your diversity and inclusion initiatives and attract the best candidates, please call 02037405973 or email info@vercida.com for more information.

We are also officially recommended by Disability Confident as a step on achieving Employer status, please click here for more information.

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VERCIDA works with over one hundred clients who are committed to creating an inclusive work environment. If you are an employer and interested in working with VERCIDA to promote your diversity and inclusion initiatives and attract the best candidates, please email info@vercida.com for more information.

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