Silver Partners

“CHEP is devoted to providing equal opportunities for growth and development for all. Our vision is to have a leadership team which reflects the diversity of the business and the customers it serves. Our shared goals and industry sector focus make LEAD a great partner for CHEP.”

Michael Pooley, President, CHEP Pallets Europe, Middle East & Africa

“Diversity and Inclusion is a journey to elevate quality of discussions, foster creativity and create prosperity. Diversey is proud to partner with LEAD to support this great cause.“

Somer Gundogdu, President, Corporate Accounts and Taski

“Women are an important part of the decision making process in the business world. If we as women do not take an active role, we choose to let opportunities pass us by. The LEAD Network helps to empower women through learning, building awareness, and making connections with others. The time to take action is now. The waiting game is over.”

Diane Tucci, Vice President, Country Manager Spain,
Costco Wholesale

“For ICA Gruppen, being a LEAD partner is something that will provide us with inspiration and knowledge. We are certain that this will contribute to our efforts in promoting female leaders in our group”

Petra Albuschus, Chief HR Officer,
ICA Gruppen

“At Kalypso, we firmly believe that diversity generates better performance. We have been sponsors from the very start of the Network.”

Mick Broekhof, Partner,
Kalypso & Secretary & Co-Founder, LEAD Network

“Lila Group, a Partner of LEAD Network, is committed to increase the number of female leaders in the company and to contribute to their professional development. We are creating a participatory environment in which all employees can work in an atmosphere of mutual respect”.
“I wish hope that the our activities we carry out towards women as Lila Group together with LEAD Network will be an example for other corporations”.

Alp Öğücü
CEO, Lila Group

“Our consumers are diverse and our employees are too: One of our values is to be “open and inclusive” and we strive to live by that every day in the organisation.”

Louise StigantManaging Director UK
Mondelēz International

“In line with our Purpose and values, we strive to make gender equality and women’s empowerment an integral part of the way we do business”

Marie Dousova, VEVEY, Zone EMENA Sales & Customer Management

“Diversity has a long history at Sonae MC and it is truly related to our evolution, our growth and also the diversification of our business. Our Leaders are committed to the mission of the LEAD Network, as we strongly believe that gender diversity – and diversity as a whole – provides a significant added value for our teams, acting as a potential driver of dynamism, innovation, creativity and performance. We believe that by supporting LEAD Network we will be able to advance more successfully with our strategy of a diverse workforce, always balancing the meritocracy and gender diversity of our teams, and also considering our particular role and example as the largest private employer in Portugal.

Isabel Barros, Member of the Executive Board,
Sonae MC