No. 26 | Eli Lilly and Company | DiversityInc Top 50


Eli Lilly and Company makes the list for the sixth consecutive year in a row while also maintaining a spot on the Top Companies for LGBT Employees and being recognized on three additional specialty lists.


  • Blacks, Asians and Latinos in Senior Management: 8.9% higher than U.S. companies overall
  • Women in Senior Management: 2.2% higher than U.S. companies overall
  • Women in Total Management: 9.2% higher than U.S. companies overall
  • Mentoring by All Managers: 80% higher than U.S. companies overall


John Lechleiter

Chairman, President and CEO

“The world we’re competing in today is far more diverse than it was two decades ago and it will only become more so with each passing year. To exceed the needs of our diverse customers worldwide, we must intensify our efforts to become more diverse and inclusive here at home.”

Monique Hunt McWilliams

Chief Diversity Officer

“At Lilly, our focus is on building an inclusive workplace that values and embraces difference. Our culture of inclusion is about making sure everyone feels valued, respected and engaged so that their contributions enable Lilly to successfully advance its business goals.”




Indianapolis, Ind.



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