Heidelberg, September 27, 2019 – Datavard yesterday received the “Employer of the Year” award at the Women in IT Awards in Berlin for outstanding commitment to promoting gender parity. The award was presented this year for the first time in Europe
The Women in IT Awards have been presented internationally since 2015 to highlight the successes and innovations of women in technology. The aim of the event is to counteract the gender imbalance in the technology sector. The award aims to highlight women’s successes and innovation in technology, create new role models and promote in-depth dialogue on diversity.
“At Datavard, we have always supported all our employees in achieving their personal goals and career ambitions, and we are therefore particularly attentive to the individual wishes of both women and men. This is the very reason why we are so proud of this award,” said a delighted Gregor Stöckler, CEO of Datavard AG, who received the award yesterday in Berlin together with Petra Pirron, member of the Executive Board. Petra Pirron adds: “At Datavard, people count with their abilities, regardless of gender, religion and origin. For us, equality is above all mutual respect, gratitude and trust, and this is lived every day by our colourful workforce at all our locations.”
Datavard offers a non-discriminatory working environment in which men and women can grow on equal terms. “We support our employees right down the line, whether they are at the beginning of their career, taking on management responsibilities or wanting to start a family,” says Gregor Stöckler. Datavard promotes the compatibility of career and family through flexible working hours and the possibility of working from home. The proportion of women at Datavard is high compared to other IT companies. Currently, over a third of Datavard’s workforce is female. Every third management position is held by women. Last year, 14 percent of women were promoted to executive positions.
Datavard is a recognized global leader in SAP data transformation and data management solutions with unparalleled SAP programming expertise for SAP S/4HANA and BW/4HANA migration, Big Data landscape design, cloud migration or system harmonization. Datavard is a privately-held company headquartered in Heidelberg, Germany, with more than 200 data-driven employees around the world.
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