Corporate Governance

Southwire Named Top Diversity Employer by DiversityJobs


Southwire – Top Diversity Employer by DiversityJobs

DiversityJobs has named Southwire a Top Diversity Employer for the fourth year in a row.

DiversityJobs’ mission is to promote workplace diversity and inclusion by providing a platform for diversity-minded employers to hire the best and brightest diverse talent, and the company’s annual Top Diversity Employers list seeks to recognize organizations that are actively working to build a diverse and inclusive workforce.

“At Southwire, we value each member of our team – The People Behind the PowerTM – and recognize the value of diverse perspectives, beliefs, skill sets, and ideas,” said Fernando Esquivel, executive vice president and Chief People & Culture Officer. “Our four core values are empowerment, trust, consistency, and inclusion; in order to uphold these values and achieve our organizational goals, we must.


“Being recognized as a Top Diversity Employer complements Southwire’s recruitment efforts as we continue to mature and accelerate our DEI strategy,” said Sharita Spruill, director of Talent Acquisition. “Southwire is stepping up its efforts to become an employer of choice through a variety of activities, including external partnerships, Giving Back, talent development, and increased investments in our Employee Resource Groups.”

Southwire’s six Employee Resource Groups (ERGs) – Women’s Network, Spectrum, NEXTgen, T.E.A.M., Veterans Network, and ALLIED – have existed since 2014 and provide opportunities for team members to connect and drive Southwire’s DEI mission forward. This enables the company to create a culture that values diverse backgrounds, equity in opportunity, and inclusivity in action.