GM Makes Latina Style’s 50 Best Companies for Latinas
Hispanic Initiative Team a Top 5 Employee Resource Group of the Year
General Motors was recognized as one of the 50 Best Companies for Latinas to Work For in the United States. The LATINA Style 50 Report is considered a prestigious analysis of corporate America’s efforts toward promoting diversity and providing career advancement opportunities for Hispanic women.
LATINA Style Magazine also recognized GM’s Hispanic Initiative Team (GM HIT) as one of the Top 5 Employee Resources Groups (ERGs) in the nation. The award ceremonies took place Thursday during the 12th Annual LATINA Style 50 Awards and Diversity Leaders Conference in Washington, D.C.
GM has been honored on multiple occasions by the LATINA Style 50 Report, which results from an extensive search of more than 1,000 prominent U.S. companies.
“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.”
LATINA Style also recognized GM’s Hispanic Initiative Team for exceptional leadership and striving to live the GM values through its mission of attracting, developing and retaining Hispanic employees to grow relationships with the Hispanic community and promote growth of GM’s Hispanic market share.
In 2014, GM HIT expanded its efforts to engage members nationally adding new regional chapters and reaching out to remote members to participate at events across the country.
“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.”
About LATINA Style magazine
LATINA Style magazine is the most influential publication reaching the professional working woman. LATINA Style broke new ground in 1994 by launching the first national magazine dedicated to the needs and concerns of the Latina professional working woman and the Latina business owner in the United States. For more information regarding LATINA Style please visit: www.latinastyle.com.
About General Motors
General Motors Co. (NYSE:GM, TSX: GMM) and its partners produce vehicles in 30 countries, and the company has leadership positions in the world’s largest and fastest-growing automotive markets. GM, its subsidiaries and joint venture entities sell vehicles under the Chevrolet, Cadillac, Baojun, Buick, GMC, Holden, Jiefang, Opel, Vauxhall and Wuling brands. More information on the company and its subsidiaries, including OnStar, a global leader in vehicle safety, security and information services, can be found at http://www.gm.com.
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