No. 25 | Anthem | DiversityInc Top 50

WHY THEY’RE ON THE LIST

Anthem has focused on supplier diversity, even creating a mentoring program for smaller businesses. And annual supplier diversity goals are included in performance management goals for all associates.

KEY RESULTS


  • Women in Senior Management: 55.7% higher than U.S. companies overall
  • Blacks, Asians and Latinos in Total Management: 15.1% higher than U.S. companies overall
  • Women in Total Management: 44.7% higher than U.S. companies overall

DIVERSITY LEADERSHIP

Joseph Swedish

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

VP, Diversity & Inclusion and Chief Diversity Officer

“We are proud to be recognized once again by DiversityInc. for our sustained commitment todiversity 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.”

COMPANY FACTS

ANTM (NYSE)

U.S.HEADQUARTERS

Indianapolis, Ind.

GLOBAL EMPLOYEES

53,400

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