No. 20 | Anthem | DiversityInc Top 50

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Anthem has seen great success with its supplier diversity initiative, which the company describes as “one of the building blocks that support Anthem’s overall success.” Anthem has exceeded its goal and spend when it comes to supplier diversity ever since the inception of its supplier diversity initiative in 2005. Since then, spend with diverse-owned suppliers has grown more than 2,323 percent.


  • Women in Senior Leadership: 46.5% more than the S&P 500
  • Women Among Those Promoted Into Management: 81.7% more than the Top 50
  • Supplier Diversity: Spent 47.2% more of total procurement with tier-2 minority-owned suppliers than the Top 50


Joseph Swedish

Chairman, President and CEO

“Being named to DiversityInc.’s Top 50 list is an honor for Anthem. We’ve taken many steps to foster a unified and inclusive culture where all associates can contribute and are valued. The diverse thinking, backgrounds and expertise of our more than 50,000 associates make us a stronger company. To truly reach consumers and grow our business, it’s imperative that we understand our diverse customers and have associates that reflect that diversity.”

Tracy Edmonds

Chief Diversity Officer

“We are proud to be recognized once again by DiversityInc. for our sustained commitment to diversity and inclusion, because it’s important to our success. The diversity of perspectives and the cultural insight of our associates are critical to helping Anthem improve the health of our communities through health care benefits, programs and services that address what matters to those we serve – in a way that acknowledges their needs, preferences and expectations.”



U.S. Headquarters: Indianapolis, Ind.

Global Employees: 53,106

Last Year’s DiversityInc Top 50 Ranking • No. 25