Jeff Joerres, chairman and CEO of Milwaukee-based
ManpowerGroup, has received an award for increasing
diversity in corporate boards.
MILWAUKEE – Jeff
Joerres, chairman and CEO of Milwaukee-based ManpowerGroup, on
Monday will receive an award for increasing diversity in
corporate boards from the Greater Milwaukee Committee and
Milwaukee Women Inc.
According to a statement, Joerres will receive the second annual
Mary Ellen Stanek Award for Diversity in Corporate Governance.
The award, created last year, was given to Mary Ellen Stanek
Stanek is managing partner and chief investment officer of
Milwaukee-based Robert W. Baird & Co. Inc.
Joerres is the chairman of the Greater Milwaukee Committee’s
Future Workforce Committee.
“Jeff has worked tirelessly to promote diversity in the
workplace in our region and beyond,” said Julia Taylor, Greater
Milwaukee Committee president. “He has truly been a spokesperson
for promoting women to executive positions and corporate boards,
and understands that it is essential to a successful business
ManpowerGroup has more than 30 percent of its board comprised of
women and 55 percent of its managers are women, the statement
“Jeff understands that having women represented on boards is
about the importance of women as consumers, shareholders and a
source of executive talent that drives bottom-line results,”
said Phyllis King, Milwaukee Women chairwoman and University of
Wisconsin-Milwaukee associate vice chancellor. “Jeff’s
leadership and emphasis on gender diversity sets an example for
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