State Street Leaders Recognized as Champions of Women in Business

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State Street Corporation (NYSE: STT) State Street Corporation (NYSE:STT) today announced that six of its leaders have been recognized by the Financial Times and HERoes Champions of Women in Business 2018. The lists celebrate leaders who are increasing gender diversity in the workplace and support the promotion of women to senior business roles. Each person was scored on the seniority and influence of their role, their work done internally and externally to champion women, their recent and significant business achievements and the testimonial provided with their nomination.

The following State Street executives were recognized:

FT & HERoes 100 Female Executives

  • Cristina Ferreira, head of Regulatory Solutions and Innovation, Luxembourg
  • Hannah Grove, chief marketing officer, Boston
  • Rakhi Kumar, State Street Global Advisors’ head of ESG investments and asset stewardship, Boston

FT & HERoes 50 Male Executives

  • Joerg Ambrosius, co-head of Global Services, EMEA, Munich
  • Ron O’Hanley, president and chief operating officer, Boston

FT & HERoes 50 Female Future Leaders

  • Pauline Wong, head of Global Services, Hong Kong

“I am extremely pleased to see our leaders recognized for their outstanding contributions and commitment to driving change in women’s careers,” said Jay Hooley, chairman and chief executive officer of State Street. “Diversity continues to be a major focus for us as we know how critical it for our continued success. To have six names on this year’s FT and HERoesChampions of Women in Businesslist shows that we are continuing to move in the right direction.”

All of the 2018 Champions of Women in Business were nominated by peers and colleagues. Nominations were then reviewed by the FT and HERoes judging panel, consisting of: Mellody Hobson, President, Ariel Investments; Mark Wilson, CEO, Aviva; Gigi Chao, Vice Chairman, Cheuk Nang Holdings Limited; Helena Morrissey, Head of Personal Investing, Legal & General Investment Management; Suki Sandhu, Founder & CEO, INvolve and Harriet Arnold, Assistant Editor, Special Reports, Financial Times.

“These lists have been created with one aim – to create gender parity in workplaces across the globe,” said Founder of INvolve and HERoes, Suki Sandhu. “The role models we’re recognizing aren’t just those who have achieved success themselves – they’re those who are committed to lifting others with them as they climb, and ultimately fueling the female talent pipeline.”

To view the full list of Champions, visit here.

About INvolve and HERoes
INvolve is a membership organisation championing diversity and inclusion in business. It sits above OUTstanding, EMpower and HERoes, membership initiatives working respectively across LGBT+, ethnic minority and gender diversity. Through the delivery of events, programmes, thought leadership and advisory services INvolve helps member firms drive cultural change and create more inclusive workplaces. In addition, OUTstanding, EMpower and HERoes publish role model lists annually in partnership with the Financial Times, celebrating business leaders and future leaders who are leading the charge in their respective diversity spheres.

For more information, visit INvolve’s website at

About State Street
State Street Corporation (NYSE: STT) is one of the world’s leading providers of financial services to institutional investors, including investment servicing, investment management and investment research and trading. With $33.90 trillion in assets under custody and administration and $2.70 trillion* in assets under management as of June 30, 2018, State Street operates in more than 100 geographic markets worldwide, including the US, Canada, Europe, the Middle East and Asia. For more information, visit State Street’s website at

*This figure is presented as of June 30, 2018 and includes approximately $53 billion of assets with respect to SPDR products for which State Street Global Advisors Funds Distributors, LLC (SSGA FD) acts solely as the marketing agent. SSGA FD and State Street Global Advisors are affiliated.

Expiration Date: September 30, 2019

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