Tom Declercq, diversity ambassador for the Belgian business world
At the end 2012 Tom Declercq, Managing Partner Talent, won the 2012 AXA Wo_Men@work Award, organised by AXA Belgium in collaboration with JUMP, an organisation for the advancement of women in the workplace.
This annual award honours a C-level manager (CEO, COO, CFO, CIO or member of the Executive Board) of a company or other organisation established in Belgium, who pro-actively promotes gender balance and is personally committed to guaranteeing an equal representation of men and women in the company’s management and top management.
For 2013 Tom is the diversity ambassador for the Belgian business world.
“I believe that corporate gender diversity is not just the right thing to do, it’s also the wisest thing to do. Diversity is a reality in business today, so it’s imperative we make it work. I hope to inspire other leaders to see the challenges of today’s talent landscape as an opportunity to stand up as balanced and inclusive leaders. As leaders, let’s walk the talk. Let’s influence company cultures and society in such a way that diversity becomes business as usual.”
Tom Declercq, Managing Partner Talent