Annual program recognizes employee resource groups and leaders for outstanding contributions to workplace inclusion and diversity.
LINCOLNSHIRE, Ill. – Sept. 27, 2022 – Zebra Technologies Corporation (NASDAQ: ZBRA), an innovator at the front line of business with solutions and partners that deliver a performance edge, today announced Mike Stent, Vice President of Internal Audit has received the Seramount 2022 ERG Impact Award for Affinity Group Leadership.
The Affinity Group Leadership Award recognizes an individual whose grit and determination has led to the creation, success and/or turnaround of their affinity group. Stent spearheaded the creation of the Zebra Equality Alliance (ZEAL) Inclusion Network for LGBTQ+ employees and allies in 2019. He played a leading role in crafting the charter, structure, mission and objectives for ZEAL, which has become the gold standard for how employee resource groups (ERGs) operate at Zebra.
“I am incredibly honored to be recognized by Seramount for our efforts to ensure every Zebra is seen, heard, valued and respected,” said Mike Stent. “While there is always more to accomplish on our journey to inclusion and diversity, this accolade serves as a testament to the progress we’ve made in empowering our employees to bring their authentic selves to work.”
Zebra is committed to expanding the diversity of candidate slates, building a culture of belonging, increasing representation, addressing unconscious bias and having an impact on society. Earlier this year, the company was included on the Human Rights Campaign Foundation’s 2022 Corporate Equality Index for non-discrimination policies, equitable benefits for LGBTQ+ workers and their families, supporting an inclusive culture and corporate social responsibility.
“Mike seeks to enact real change with measurable results,” said Jeff Schmitz, Chief Human Resource and Marketing Officer, Zebra Technologies. “We are proud of Mike’s leadership in helping us bring diverse people and big ideas together in a collaborative, candid environment to propel our thinking and power innovation.”
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Zebra (NASDAQ: ZBRA) empowers organizations to thrive in the on-demand economy by making every front-line worker and asset at the edge visible, connected and fully optimized. With an ecosystem of more than 10,000 partners across more than 100 countries, Zebra serves customers of all sizes – including 84% of the Fortune 500 – with an award-winning portfolio of hardware, software, services and solutions that digitize and automate workflows. Supply chains are more dynamic, customers and patients are better served, and workers are more engaged when they utilize Zebra innovations that help them sense, analyze and act in real time. Zebra recently expanded its industrial automation portfolio with its Fetch Robotics acquisition and increased its machine vision and AI software capabilities with the acquisitions of Adaptive Vision, antuit.ai and Matrox Imaging. Zebra is #25 on Newsweek’s inaugural list of America’s Most Loved Workplaces, #42 on Fast Company’s list of the Best Workplaces for Innovators and #79 on Forbes’ list of America’s 500 Best Midsize Employers. Learn more at www.zebra.com or sign up for news alerts. Follow Zebra’s Your Edge blog, LinkedIn, Twitter and Facebook, and check out our Story Hub: Zebra Perspectives.
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