World’s 100 Most Successful LGBT Executives And Business Leaders, 2017

For the fifth year going, professional network for LGBT+ executives and their allies OUTstanding and the Financial Times have partnered to recognize the world’s 100 most powerful LGBT executives and business leaders.

Alan Joyce, CEO of Australia’s Qantas airlines, has topped the list, followed by Stacey Friedman, General Counsel JPMorgan Chase; Jim Fitterling, COO for Material Sciences at DowDuPont; Gigi Chao, executive vice chairman at Cheuk Nang Holdings; and Dr. Vivienne Ming, co-founder and Managing Partner of Socos.

Rounding out the top 10 are: Inga Beale, the first female chief of 327-year-old insurance market Lloyd’s of London; United Therapeutics CEO (and Sirius radio founder) Martine Rothblatt; Jan Siegmund, CFO at ADP; Dr Siobhan Martin, Executive Director (HR UK & Ireland) at Mercer; and David Hynam, CEO at Bupa UK.

The list of the “World’s 100 Most Successful LGBT Executives And Business Leaders” celebrates those LGBT executives and allies who are not only successful in their careers but who are also creating supportive workplaces for other LGBT people. LGBT activism outside of the workplace and recent business achievements were also taken into account.

World’s 100 Most Successful LGBT Executives And Business Leaders, 2017

RankNameCompanyJob
1Alan JoyceQantas airlinesCEO
2Stacey FriedmanJPMorgan ChaseGeneral Counsel
3Jim FitterlingDowDuPontCOO for Material Sciences
4Gigi ChaoCheuk Nang (Holdings) LtdExecutive Vice Chairman
5Dr Vivienne MingSocos LLCManaging Partner
6Inga BealeLloyd’s of LondonCEO
7Martine RothblattUnited Therapeutics CorpCEO
8Jan SiegmundADPCFO
9Dr Siobhan MartinMercerExecutive Director — HR UK & Ireland
10David HynamBupa UKCEO
11Louis VegaDow ChemicalDow Chemical
12Michael Salter-ChurchOpen ReachHead of External Affairs and Policy
13Daniel GerringTravers SmithPartner, Head of Pensions
14Peter ArvaiPreziCEO
15Stephen ClarkeWH SmithCEO
16Josh GraffLinkedInEMEA VP for Marketing Solutions
17Philip O’FerrallViacom InternationalExecutive Vice President/MD
18David FurnishRocket EntertainmentCEO
19Christopher BaileyBurberryChief Creative Officer
20Sander van ‘t NoordendeAccentureGroup Chief Executive, Products
21Stephen DayBurson-MarstellerChief Executive Officer, UK
22Brian BickellShaftesburyCEO
23Margot SlatterySodexo UK & IrelandCountry President — Ireland
24Geoff GodwinAIGUK Chief Operating Officer
25Bethmara KesslerCampbell SoupSVP, Integrated Global Services
26Cliff HopkinsInstagramGlobal Head of Marketing
27David IsaacPinsent Masons LLPPartner
28Ken JanssensJPMorganManaging Director
29Jim FordAllen & OveryPartner
30Robert HansonJohn HardyCEO
31Alex SchultzFacebookVP Growth Marketing
32Daisy ReevesBerwin Leighton PaisnerPartner
33Amanda McKayBalfour BeattyQuality Director Major Projects
34Dan FitzBTGroup GC & Company Secretary
35Tudor HavriliucFacebookVice President, Human Resources
36Elliot VaughnBoston Consulting GroupPartner
37Deborah SherryGE DigitalSenior VP and Chief Commercial Officer
38Angela DarlingtonAvivaGroup Chief Risk Officer
39Mark AndersonVirgin AtlanticExecutive Vice President — Customer
40Ali BerrymanBarclaysMD, Head of Card Services, UK Cards
41Suresh RajZeno GroupMD, Global Business Development
42Ben FoatPost OfficeGroup Legal Director
43Lawrence SpicerRBCVP, Audit, Personal & Commercial Banking
44Alan MasonBlackRockMD, Head of Americas ETF
45Bob AnnibaleCItiGlobal Director of Citi Inclusive Finance
46Cynthia FortlageGHY InternationalVice President Information Technology
47Deian RhysSimmons & SimmonsPartner
48Iain AndersonCicero GroupExecutive Chairman
49Gerry StoneBank of AmericaCOO, Global Banking & Market Operations
50John CliffordMcMillan LLPSenior Partner
51Antonia BelcherMHBC LLPSenior Partner
52Jon MillerBrunswickGroup Partner
53Justin D’AgostinoHerbert Smith FreehillsGlobal Head of Disputes
54Moriaki KidaEYDeputy Area Managing Partner
55Sally SusmanPfizerEVP Corporate Affairs
56James MillerGBGChief People Officer
57David LevineDisGMGM, Disney Channels UK & Ireland
58Marion McDonaldOgilvyChief Strategy Officer, APAC
59David ShelleyHachette UKCEO, Orion and Little, Brown
60John BasnageHogan LovellsPartner, Head of US Securities
61Kevin JenkinsVisaManaging Director, UK & Ireland
62Marianne Roling MicrosoftGM Central and Eastern Europe
63Cynthia Armine-KleinFirst DataExecutive VP — Chief Control Officer
64Dan PerletAmazonDirector of Communications, UK
65Nicci Takem62 vincisCEO
66Steve WardlawEmerald LifeChairman
67Liesbeth BothaPwCStrategic Digital Transformation Leader
68Simon AlthamWyndham Vacation RentalsManaging Director — Revenue
69Mark S BonhamBonham & CoPresident
70Shachar GrembekReps AIFounder and CTO
71Pips BunceCredit SuisseDirector
72Matt ScarffITVDirector of ITV Creative & Events
73Tim EhingerAmerican ExpressSVP and Chief Counsel, International
74Kevin GoodmanBabcock InternationalExecutive Director
75Steven ChanState Street Asia LtdState Street Asia Ltd
76Tim MillwardExtraStaffCEO
77Wesley BizzelAltriaAssistant GC
78Adam RowseBarclaysHead of Business Banking
79Dario ParenteBNY MellonMD, EMEA Strategic Programmes
80Masa YanagisawaDeutsche BankCo-head of APAC Capital Introduction
81Emma CusdinAvivaPeople Director
82Hayley SudburyWERKINCEO
83Jeffrey KroghBNP ParibasMD
84Michael SossoBPAssociate GC — Downstream & Shipping
85Narind SinghClifford ChancePartner
86Dr Debra WilfongBPVP, Formulated Products Technology
87Nicholas CollinsTelstraDirector, Global Customer & Sales Operations
88James FrostGay TimesCEO
89Darren StylesStream Publishing LtdMD
90Simon LinaresDirect Line GroupGroup HR Director
91Christy O’GaughanRoche FranceHead of Business Analytics & Insights
92Abby FiorellaMastercardGeneral Auditor
93Martin SteadNutmegCEO
94Amy BorsettiLinkedInSenior Director Global Sales Readiness
95Pedro FradeHSBCGeneral Counsel Brazil and Argentina
96Greg LoweAonGlobal Head of Resilience and Sustainability
97Kimberley BirdLloyd’s Banking GroupDirector of Group Operations Systems
98Jorge PikunicCentricaMD Distributed Energy and Power
99Richard BeavenSwinton GroupDistribution Director
100Daniel WinterfeldtReed SmithGlobal Capital Markets Partner

 

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