GM Named One of LATINA Style Magazine’s 50 Best Companies
General Motors was named among LATINA Style Magazine’s 50 Best Companies for Latinas to Work For in the United States, lauded for its tendency to hire and promote Hispanic women to a greater extent than nearly 1,000 other major companies in the country.
In addition, LATINA recognized the General Motors Hispanic Initiative Team (GM HIT) as one of the five best Employee Resources Groups (ERGs) in America.
“Once again we’re very pleased to receive this recognition by LATINA Style Magazine as it acknowledges GM’s commitment to Latinas in the automotive industry and their significant contributions to our society,” said GM Chief Diversity Officer, Ken Barrett. “Our workforce thrives on diversity, and we are devoted to empowering women and promoting the best opportunities for their career advancement.”
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1,000 companies are graded on criteria that include total Latina employment, Latinos on the company Board of Directors, recruitment through Hispanic media, and diversity in supplier networks. General Motors placed 14th, beating companies such as General Mills, Pepsi, Bank of America, and Sprint.
“It is an honor for our GM Hispanic Initiative Team to be recognized for our combined contributions to make GM the workplace, company and partner of choice for our Hispanic employees, community and customers,” said Antoinette Fox, president of GM HIT. “As a Top 5 LATINA Style ERG, we have an opportunity to benchmark with the best of the best and bring those lessons back to GM.”
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