Announcing the Great Place to Work CEO For All Leadership Awards

Great Place to Work CEO Michael C. Bush hosted the For All Leadership Awards ceremony. (Photo: Business Wire)

SAN FRANCISCO--()--Last night, Michael C. Bush, CEO of Great Place to Work announced the winners of the CEO Great Place to Work For All Leadership Awards at its 3rd annual Leadership Awards Gala Dinner at the Four Seasons San Francisco.

The CEO recipients were selected from companies that appear on Fortune’s annual lists of the 100 Best Companies to Work For, the 100 Best Workplaces for Women, the 100 Best Workplaces for Diversity, and the 150 Best Small and Medium Companies to Work For and were recognized as For All Leaders for their long-term dedication and commitment to the development of every employee, for connecting diverse people to a common purpose, for practicing humility and empathy, for adapting to uncertainty, and for fostering trusting relationships across the organization.

In recognizing the honorees, Great Place to Work CEO Michael C. Bush said “The financial performance of these organizations and the industry leading commitment to corporate responsibility provide strong evidence that when you create a great place to work for all, it is better for business, better for people and better for the world.”

The awards dinner kicked off the 17th Annual Great Place to Work For All Summit, held March 3 - 5, in San Francisco.

The Great Place to Work For All Leadership Awards are sponsored by Cadence, Four Seasons Hotels & Resorts, O.C. Tanner, Salesforce and World Wide Technology.

Here are the Great Place to Work CEO For All Leadership Award Winners, listed alphabetically by first name:

  • Alexander Hardy, CEO, Genentech
  • Aneel Bhusri, CEO and Co-Founder, Workday
  • Arne Sorenson, President and CEO, Marriott
  • Aron Ain, CEO and Chairman of Board of Directors, Kronos
  • Brent Burns, President & CEO, JM Family Enterprises
  • Brian Roberts, CEO, Comcast
  • Cheryl Fields Tyler, Found and CEO, Blue Beyond Consulting
  • Chris Nassetta, President and CEO, Hilton
  • Christian Clerc, President, Worldwide Operations, Four Seasons
  • Chuck Robbins, Chairman and CEO, Cisco
  • Colleen Wegman, President and CEO, Wegmans
  • David Solomon, Chairman & CEO, Goldman Sachs
  • Ed Bastian, CEO, Delta Airlines
  • Eric Artz, EVP & Chief Operating Officer, REI
  • Grant Reid, CEO / Office of the President, Mars
  • Heather Brunner, CEO, WP Engine
  • James Goodnight, CEO, SAS
  • Jennifer Morgan, Co-CEO, SAP
  • Jim Berlin, Founder & CEO, Logistics Plus Inc.
  • Jim Kavanaugh, CEO, World Wide Technology
  • Jim Proppe, President & CEO, Plante Moran
  • Jim Powers, CEO, Crowe
  • Joe Tarantino, President & CEO, Protiviti
  • Joe Ucuzoglu, CEO, Deloitte
  • John Pearson, CEO, DHL
  • Julie Sweet, CEO, Accenture
  • Kelly Grier, US Chair and Managing Partner and Americas Managing Partner, EY
  • Ken Allen, CEO, DHL eCommerce
  • Kevin Lobo, CEO, Stryker
  • Kevin Lyons-Tarr, CEO, 4Imprint
  • Kevin Peterson, President & CEO, P2S Inc.
  • Marc Benioff, Chairman, Founder, CEO, Salesforce
  • Margaret Keane, CEO, Synchrony
  • Michael Kurland, CEO, Branded Group
  • Paul Purcell, Board Chairman, Baird
  • Penny Pennington, Managing Partner, Edward Jones
  • Richard Hays, Chairman & Managing Partner, Alston & Bird
  • Scott Scherr, Founder and Former CEO, Ultimate Software
  • Shantanu Narayen, Chairman, President and CEO, Adobe
  • Stephen Squeri, CEO, American Express
  • Thiru Thangarathiunam, Founder & CEO, MST Solutions
  • Tim Ryan, US Chairman and Senior Partner, PwC
  • Todd Jones, CEO, Publix
  • Vishal Garg, CEO and Founder,

The complete list of honorees is available here.

About the Great Place to Work For All Summit

The Great Place to Work For All Summit assembles executive leaders from Best Workplaces, including Fortune’s 100 Best Companies to Work For, Great Place to Work-Certified organizations, and companies embarking on their workplace journey. Its mission is to share best practices for creating and championing high-trust cultures that are better for business, better for people, and better for the world.

About Great Place to Work

Great Place to Work® is the global authority on workplace culture. Since 1992, it has surveyed more than 100 million employees around the world and used its deep insights to define what makes a great workplace: trust. Great Place to Work helps organizations quantify their culture and produce better business results by creating a high-trust work experience for all employees. Emprising®, its culture management platform, empowers leaders with the surveys, real-time reporting, and insights they need to make data-driven people decisions. Great Place to Work’s unparalleled benchmark data is used to recognize Great Place to Work-Certified™ companies and the Best Workplaces™ in the U.S. and more than 60 countries, including the 100 Best Companies to Work For® and World’s Best list published annually by Fortune. Everything it does is driven by the mission to build a better world by helping every organization become a Great Place to Work For All™.

To learn more, visit, listen to the podcast Better by Great Place to Work, and read “A Great Place to Work for All.” Join the community on LinkedIn, Twitter, and Instagram.


Christopher Tkaczyk: (415)-851-3692,


Christopher Tkaczyk: (415)-851-3692,