2017 DiversityInc Top 50 Announcement Event

No. 45 | AbbVie | DiversityInc Top 50

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WHY IT’S ON THE LIST

AbbVie makes the list for a third time after being spun off from Abbott. The company has six employee resource groups in the United States, and while not a formal ERG, AbbVie also has a FLEX network for flexible employees.

KEY RESULTS

• Blacks, Asians and Latinos in Senior Management: 24.4% higher than U.S. companies overall

• Women in Senior Management: 64% higher than U.S. companies overall

• Mentoring by All Managers: 20% higher than U.S. companies overall

• Women in Total Management: 27% higher than U.S. companies overall

 

DIVERSITY LEADERSHIP

Richard A. Gonzalez

Chairman and CEO

“Developing and bringing innovative, life-saving medicines to patients requires diverse thought and approaches. To successfully solve some of the world’s most complicated health challenges we must think and act differently. Bringing together experts from diverse backgrounds and thought is crucial to our ability to deliver today and into the future.”

Kristen Weirick

Vice President, Talent Acquisition and Diversity & Inclusion

“You never know where the next great idea will come from. Having a diverse and inclusive workplace culture ensures we are open to ideas and solutions regardless of where they originated. This commitment drives innovative solutions that deliver a remarkable impact for our patients.”

COMPANY FACTS

ABBV (NYSE)

U.S. HEADQUARTERS: North Chicago, Ill.

GLOBAL EMPLOYEES: 12,541

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