Profiles in Diversity Journal named Raytheon Chairman and CEO William Swanson as a “CEO in Action” for the journal’s March/April issue.
Swanson wrote in a feature piece for the journal that business leaders are role models and should provide an environment conducive for diversity.
Workplaces that value diversity are better able to attract and retain talent, he wrote.
The Waltham, Mass.-based contractor provides diversity summits, learning modules, competency models, leadership speaking panels, employee forums and resource groups as part of its diversity efforts.
Chief Diversity Officer Howard Bell also wrote a feature article for the journal’s current issue, addressing how companies should maintain their diversity efforts in challengind economic times.