PHOENIX, April 5, 2017 /3BL Media/ -- Avnet (NYSE: AVT), a leading global technology distributor, announced today that MaryAnn Miller, Senior Vice President, Chief HR Officer and head of Global Marketing and Communications has been named one of 2017’s 50 Most Powerful Women in Technology by the National Diversity Council. This is the third time in her 11-year tenure with Avnet that Miller has received this distinguished honor, first in 2014 and again in 2015.
Sappi takes a very active approach to social responsibility, driving key initiatives in support of our three key stakeholder groups: employees, customers and the local communities in which we operate. In addition to providing skilled jobs and continued job training, we improve the lives of people by promoting freedom of association, nondiscrimination and the abolition of forced and child labor. We also uphold the principles of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. Sappi Limited has been a signatory of the United Nations Global Compact (UNGC) since 2008.
Senior Director of US & Corporate Human Resources at NetSuite was recently given HR Symposium’s 2016 Award of Excellence for her work in leading the Women in NetSuite (WIN) initiative
Eighteen months ago, women represented 34 percent of employees at NetSuite, but less than 10 percent of leadership.
Recognizing that disparity, not just at NetSuite but in the tech community as a whole, a cross-functional team of women formed Women in NetSuite (WIN) to advance the professional development of women at NetSuite through recruitment, sponsorship, networking, education and advocacy.
This video is part of CBRE’s Real Advantage Series – a thought provoking video series which provides insights into a range of topics affecting businesses today. Along with opinion leaders from diverse backgrounds, CBRE is committed to encouraging further discussion into the innovations, challenges, and opportunities that are shaping the future of global business.
This year’s Citizenship Awards winners were announced at the Barclays 325th Anniversary Citizenship Awards ceremony in London last night. The evening marked the culmination of months of judging to shortlist 900 nominations from 31 countries to the final winners.
We are proud of our people and the exceptional contributions they make which bring to life our Citizenship ambitions. Congratulations to all our winners.
When you start out in your career, it’s all about you. You’re on a mission to learn as much as possible, as quickly as possible. You watch what great leaders around you are doing and try to emulate it. You’re trying to get ahead and continue moving upward on the path to achieve financial stability and compete at a higher level. You’re trying to prove yourself to both your peers and your superiors.