These CEOs are the ultimate champions of diversity

Meet the chief execs who 'implement equity and inclusion at the forefront of how they lead'

These CEOs are the ultimate champions of diversity

Employers across the world have been exerting their best to ensure that their organisation champions for diversity - but in a new list from Comparably, these are the best-performing CEOs when it comes to diversity.

"This year's list of CEOs implement equity and inclusion at the forefront of how they lead, according to feedback directly from their employees of colour," said Comparable CEO Jason Nazar in a statement.

Rising on top of this list is Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella.

"Our CEO is thoughtful, empathetic, and lives our mission statement every day," said one employee.

Coming after Nadella is Adobe CEO Santanu Narayen, who is described a "diverse, driven, knowledgeable, and personable" by an employee. Carlos Rodriguez, ADP CEO, placed third and was said to welcome "diversity, freedom of expression, and has a genuine care" for employees' well-being.

The whole top 10 is as follows:

  1. Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella
  2. Adobe CEO Shantanu Narayen
  3. ADP CEO Carlos Rodriguez
  4. HubSpot CEO Yamini Rangan
  5. IBM CEO Arvind Krishna
  6. Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshahi
  7. RingCentral CEO Vladimir Shmunis
  8. Chegg CEO Dan Rosensweig
  9. Experian CEO Brian Cassin
  10. CEO Zander Lurie

Meanwhile, for smaller/mid-size businesses with 500 or fewer employees, Namely CEO Larry Dunivan ranked first.

"I love his commitment and follow through regarding diversity, and also encouraging folks to embrace all the positive new changes that have come with working remotely," said an employee on Dunivan.

Placing second is SetSchedule CEO Roy Dekel, who is said to advocate for "open communication and inclusive culture along with a high level of performance."

Civic Financial Services CEO William Tessar placed third, who is said to be "open and honest with company goals and direction." 

The top 10 for small/mid-size employees are:

  1. Namely CEO Larry Dunivan
  2. SetSchedule CEO Roy Dekel
  3. Civic Financial Services William Tessar
  4. CaptivateIQ Mark Schopmeyer
  5. Contentstack Neha Sampat
  6. Cogent Infotech Corp CEO Nandan Banerjee
  7. Velosio CEO Joe Longo
  8. Stash CEO Brandon Krieg
  9. ConnectRN CEO Ted Jeanloz
  10. SuprTEK CEO Brandon Park

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