Alight, a leading cloud-based provider of integrated digital human capital and business solutions, announced today that its Chief Executive Officer, Stephan Scholl, has been recognized as one of Crain’s Chicago Business 2022 Notable Executives in HR and Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DE&I).
This award recognizes best in class executives in the Chicago area who have demonstrated the ability to affect HR and diversity and inclusion within their organizations as well as in the larger community.
Stephan was recognized for using his background as a technologist to advance Alight’s ability to help clients strive for greater equity around benefits. In addition, Stephan has driven impactful changes within Alight, including appointing a global inclusion and diversity outlook and encouraging opportunities that ensure all colleagues feel a sense of belonging through initiatives like colleague-led communities and colleague listening sessions. Outside Alight, Stephan is an active member of the Fortune CEO Initiative and serves on the boards of Avaya, 1010data and Bishop’s College School in Quebec.
“I am honored to be recognized among this class of HR and DE&I changemakers in the Chicago area,” said Stephan. “I firmly believe that we are in the Era of the Employee and that when we help our clients’ employees make more confident decisions around their health, wealth and wellbeing, we can help them provide a more meaningful and fulfilling employee experience.”
This recognition is the latest affirmation of Alight’s ongoing commitment to creating impactful change and equity within the workplace. Alight has achieved a score of 100 on the Human Rights Campaign’s Corporate Equality Index, three years in a row and a spot on FlexJobs’ list of the Top 100 Companies for Remote Jobs for the fifth consecutive year. In 2021, Alight was listed as a Best Place to Work by the Great Place to Work® Institute and a Best Place to Work by Parents@Work.