Macy’s, Inc. – 2013 50 Out Front for Diversity Leadership


Macy’s, Inc. #37

Cincinnati, OH
171,000 employees
CEO: Terry J. Lundgren
CDE: Bill Hawthorn

Diversity Mission: Diversity is at the core of Macy’s approach to doing business. It touches all areas of our company. We expect our associates, our advertising and in-store presentations, and the companies with which we do business to mirror the diverse multicultural marketplace we serve.

Almost 80 percent of Macy’s employees are women, and about 70 percent of management-level executives are women. Ethnic minorities represent more than 51 percent of the retailer’s associates and more than 32 percent of the management team.The company’s employee resource groups create a supportive work environment. These groups include Reach, which provides resources for women’s professional and personal growth, and Embrace, which encourages intercultural discussions and sessions among employees.