McAfee Joins CEO Action to Advance Diversity and Inclusion

McAfee Joins the Largest CEO-driven Coalition Committed to Driving Workplace Equality and Inclusion

SANTA CLARA, California (December 19, 2018)– McAfee, the device-to-cloud cybersecurity company, today announced it has joined CEO Action for Diversity & Inclusion™, the largest group of CEOs and presidents committed to act on driving an inclusive workforce. The organization is currently comprised of more than 550 organizations pledged to engage with and support underrepresented groups in all areas of business.

By taking part in CEO Action, McAfee’s Chief Executive Officer, Christopher Young, personally commits to advancing diversity and inclusion with the coalition’s three-pronged approach of fostering safe workplaces:

  • Work to create trusting workplace environments
  • Implement and expand unconscious bias education
  • Share best—and unsuccessful practices—around diversity and inclusion for others to learn from

“At McAfee, we recognize the power in diversity. It weaves us together, making the company stronger, and helps us to perform better,” said Young. “In CEO Action, I’m proud to stand with leaders across the world bound by a commitment to do more, because together we can create powerful outcomes.”

Chatelle Lynch, McAfee Chief Human Resources Officer, commented “Creating an inclusive workplace starts with leadership. At McAfee, our leaders recognize this and demonstrate through their actions, the values and beliefs that we hold all our employees accountable to. As a signatory of CEO Action, Christopher Young, is joining hundreds of other business leaders in creating an open dialogue on inclusivity that will help us make a difference. “

Underscoring the company’s commitment to building an inclusive workplace, McAfee also announced its annual study to ensure gender pay parity today. With a commitment to achieve global gender pay parity in early 2019, McAfee will be the first cybersecurity company to achieve this milestone.

About the CEO Action for Diversity & Inclusion™
The CEO Action for Diversity & Inclusion™ is the largest CEO-driven business commitment to advance diversity and inclusion within the workplace. A unique coalition of more than 550 CEOs have signed on to this commitment, agreeing to take action to cultivate environments where diverse experiences and perspectives are welcomed and where employees feel comfortable and encouraged to discuss diversity and inclusion. The signatories of the commitment serve as leaders of their companies and are committed to implementing the pledge within their workplaces or, where companies have already implemented one or several of the commitments, will support other companies in doing the same.

About McAfee
McAfee is the device-to-cloud cybersecurity company. Inspired by the power of working together, McAfee creates business and consumer solutions that make our world a safer place.

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