May 3, 2017
AmerisourceBergen Named a 2017 DiversityInc Noteworthy Company
VALLEY FORGE, Pa. – AmerisourceBergen, a global healthcare solutions leader, has been named a 2017 DiversityInc Noteworthy Company. This distinction was awarded to companies that have shown continued momentum in diversity and inclusion practices, and was announced at the DiversityInc keynote event held on Tuesday, May 2.
“AmerisourceBergen is dedicated to fostering an environment that reflects the diverse customers and patients we serve,” said Kathy Gaddes, EVP, Chief Human Resources Officer at AmerisourceBergen. “Our associates, business partners and community members are valued, respected and appreciated for the unique perspective and talents that collectively make us a leader in healthcare distribution services and solutions. This honor is a true reflection of our ongoing dedication to workplace diversity and we are proud to be recognized by DiversityInc.”
DiversityInc’s annual survey tracks the nation’s top companies for diversity and inclusion management. These companies excel in such areas as hiring, retaining and promoting women, minorities, people with disabilities, LGBT and veterans.
“There are simply not enough qualified people to hire. A company’s ability to find the best and brightest, advance and retain them equitably is a decisive competitive advantage,” notes Luke Visconti, founder and CEO of DiversityInc. “Those included in DiversityInc’s annual rankings have a decisive metrics-evidenced ability to treat people more fairly than other large companies. They also have a greater-than-average return for their shareholders.”
DiversityInc’s annual survey yields an empirically driven ranking based on recruitment, talent development, senior leadership commitment and supplier diversity.
For a look at all of DiversityInc’s 2017 rankings, please visit www.DiversityInc.com.
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AmerisourceBergen is one of the largest global pharmaceutical sourcing and distribution services companies, helping both healthcare providers and pharmaceutical and biotech manufacturers improve patient access to products and enhance patient care. With services ranging from drug distribution and niche premium logistics to reimbursement and pharmaceutical consulting services, AmerisourceBergen delivers innovative programs and solutions across the pharmaceutical supply channel in human and animal health. With over $145 billion in annual revenue, AmerisourceBergen is headquartered in Valley Forge, PA, and employs more than 19,000 people. AmerisourceBergen is ranked #12 on the Fortune 500 list. For more information, go to www.amerisourcebergen.com.