NEW's Reagan Lund welcomes Gold partner Ingredion's Mary Lynne Shafer and Elizabeth Adefioye.
Eleven corporate partners have joined the Network of Executive Women this year as NEW expands beyond retail and consumer goods to support the closely aligned financial services and technology sectors.
NEW welcomed Title partner sgsco; Platinum partner Kantar Consulting; and Gold partners A.G. Bayer, Amazon, Beam Suntory, Ingredion, Insignia Brands, Foster Farms, Oneida, Quotient, Spartan Nash. Corporate partners Accenture, Deloitte and Visa have increased their support to the highest Foundation level. SAP Concur joined parent company SAP to support NEW at the Platinum level. Valassis also increased its support to the Platinum level.
“It is not possible to move the needle on gender equality without the support of our partner companies,” said NEW Vice President of Partner & Member Engagement Nancy Krawczyk. “Our new partners — who join our growing community of 111 corporate partners and nearly 11,000 members in 21 regions — reflect the growing commitment by CEOs to develop and advance women and close the gender opportunity gap.
“With their support, NEW is investing in new research and insights, learning and leadership programs, technology and other tools to help women succeed and companies grow their business.”