#BalanceforBetter influencer statement

Which leaders actively #BalanceforBetter?

Around the world, executive leaders take concrete action within their sphere of influence to actively help build a more gender-balanced world.

We're shining a light on these champions who acknowledge their responsibility in actively helping forge a #BalanceforBetter.


IWD 2019 Influencer Statements

Executive leaders around the world are committed to building a more gender-balanced world and helping to forge a #BalanceforBetter.

Talent knows no barriers

François Locoh-Donou, President & CEO, F5

Talent knows no barriers

Rooted in our mission

Omar Ishrak, Chairman and CEO, Medtronic

Rooted in our mission

Building a gender-balanced world

Michael S. Burke, Chairman & CEO, AECOM

Building a gender-balanced world

Pioneer human progress

Jean-Sébastien Jacques, CEO, Rio Tinto

Pioneer human progress

A foundational commitment

Darius Adamczy, Chairman & CEO, Honeywell

A foundational commitment

Embrace the challenge

Rose Clark, CFO UK & Ireland, Arcadis

Embrace the challenge

We are better together

Wendy Lewis, VP & Chief Diversity Officer, McDonald’s

We are better together


Across industry, leaders step forward

We value and promote diversity

Chairman, Coast to Capital

We value and promote diversity

Accelerating diversity & inclusion

President & CEO, NTT DATA

Accelerating diversity & inclusion

LEAD Network Europe

Executive Director, LEAD

LEAD Network Europe

Reflecting the community

Senior Director, BlackBerry

Reflecting the community

Harnessing diverse talents

Strategy Dir, NHS Fdn Trust

Harnessing diverse talents

We must challenge bias

Managing Dir (UK&I), BASF

We must challenge bias

We’re campaigning for balance

Chair, Inst. of Mgrs & Leaders

We’re campaigning for balance

Change is inevitable

President & CEO, Mercer Intl.

Change is inevitable

Increase leadership pathways

General Mgr, Aurec Group

Increase leadership pathways

Get vocal about gender equality

VP, SecureKey Technologies

Get vocal about gender equality

We all have a role to play

Chief HR Officer, Diageo

We all have a role to play

Committed to doing our part

Senior VP, EMD Serono

Committed to doing our part

Critical drivers of progress

President and CEO, Xylem

Critical drivers of progress


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