2013 Winners

Diversity Champion CEO

Diversity Champion CEO

Andrew Stevens

Managing Director, IBM Australia & NZ

Diversity at IBM means that difference is expected, respected and encouraged so every employee can be productive, innovative and achieve their full potential.

Embracing diversity gives IBM access to the brightest and best minds. It engenders loyalty, builds their reputation for good corporate citizenship and enables IBM to compete more effectively in the marketplace. Quite simply, diversity makes for better business.

Andrew Stevens was appointed Managing Director of IBM Australia and New Zealand in January 2011 and manages a business with annual revenues of more than $4 billion.

An active member of the Sex Discrimination Commissioner's Male Champions of Change program, Andrew has shared IBM's work on diversity and inclusion and brought new thinking and innovation into IBM.

A long term champion of inclusion he has used his position to challenge his executives and managers to drive diversity and inclusion deeper into IBM.

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