Aptar China Wins sHero “Best Companies for Female Executives” Award

sHero is an organization headquartered in Shanghai, China, championing, leading and specializing in DEI since 2011. Its mission is to empower women through education, employment and engagement. SHero has recognized Aptar as one of the Best Companies for Female Executives 2022.

30 Nov 2022

Aptar China was honored to be recognized by sHero for our driving the importance of DEI in our culture. On Nov 8th, Aptar China was awarded the “Best Companies for Female Executives Award 2022”. This is second recent recognition that Aptar China has received in the DEI field, following last year’s “Best Companies x Inclusion 2021” sHero award.

We are not only measuring the percentage of Women in C-level and Board, but also considering how to do the practical work of inclusion. There is no solution without measurement. We need women leaders more than ever!  We are hopeful seeing the beginning of significant shifts of the way we work”- Christine Liu, sHero Founder and chairwoman.

Best Companies for Female Executives Award Photo

Xiangwei Gong, President, Aptar Asia, and Karly Jiang, HR Director, Northeast Asia, were invited to attend the sHero Award 2022 Ceremony. Christine Liu, sHero Founder and chairwoman, presented the “Best Companies for Female Executives Awards 2022” to Aptar China. Karly Jiang received the award on behalf of Aptar China and shared some insight into Aptar’s practices and achievements in Diversity, Equity and Inclusion. Additionally, Xiangwei Gong, President Aptar Asia, was invited to present to the winners of “Best Companies x Prime Employers for Women”.

“Thanks for sHero’s efforts and recognition as one of the best companies for female executives. At Aptar, the culture of diversity, equity and inclusion has become part of our core values and corporate strategy, and we are committed to making every employee feel a sense of belonging and fully respected. Aptar’s diversity initiatives are focused on increasing the gender balance of leadership at all levels. Today, among our board of directors, 40% of directors are women, and in China, women account for 57% of C-level. We are exploring ways organizations can move more women executives into top positions.” -Karly Jiang

With this recognition from sHero, Aptar is proud to witness the “Driving DE&I for Sustainability” best practices from other outstanding enterprises. It is also delighted to see our fellow industry leaders, Mary Kay and Kraft Heinz win the “Prime Employers For Women Award”. We are among notable companies and individuals who are actively striving to advance DEI in the workplace. At Aptar we aspire to create a workplace for our employees that is truly and genuinely inclusive, one that inspires and encourages everyone to bring their authentic selves to work every day. We pride ourselves on being one of the best employers, not only for female executives, but for all female identifying employees. Aptar was recently named one of Forbes’ Top Female Friendly Companies 2022. 

In the future, Aptar will continue actively leading and participating in driving DEI. Empowering sustainable development with innovation and further expanding its influence in industry and society, we look forward to working with the community to build a diverse, equal and inclusive ecosystem.

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