Selection criteria for the Top Diversity Executives:
â€¢ We selected all verified chief diversity officers, global diversity executives, executive and senior vice presidents, and vice presidents and assistant vice presidents who lead corporate diversity initiatives.
â€¢ We excluded all executives who have been identified as directors, managers, or assistant and associate directors and managers in this area.
â€¢ All executives have overall diversity and inclusion as their sole function or primary responsibility as well as part of their managerial title.
â€¢ We excluded those who serve as general counsels, human resource officers, or corporate foundation executives without a diversity management designation for the entire company or a major operational and/or revenue-producing unit.