We are excited to share that Leoni Romania has become a part of the Romanian Diversity Charter. Through this commitment, the company solidifies its pledge to celebrate diversity and champion inclusivity throughout its operations.
Dr. Ursula Biernert, Chief Human Resources Officer at LEONI Group, declared:
„At LEONI, we believe that diversity is essential for our success. That's why we're committed to creating an inclusive workplace that values employees of all genders, ages, ethnicities and backgrounds. As one of the most important private employers in Romania, with more than 12.000 employees all around the country, we're determined to provide equal opportunities for everyone in our organization. And we do that by ensuring that our hiring, promotion, and compensation practices are fair and unbiased.
We build our internal community by promoting respect, empathy, and understanding, so that everyone will feel valued, heard, and empowered to contribute with their unique perspectives and talents. Regardless of where we operate, we are all guided by the same values of Care, Respect, Responsibility, Collaboration, and Results orientation.
LEONI is committed to fostering an inclusive environment and providing the proper workplace setups so that everyone can bring their whole selves to work. Therefore, we encourage open dialogue and actively listen to diverse voices in our organization.
By signing the Romanian Diversity Charter, we're reaffirming our dedication to the Diversity that enriches our company culture and strengthens our ability to better serve our people, our customers, our partners, and the communities that we are part of.”
About LEONI Group
LEONI is a German global provider of energy and data management products, solutions, and services in the automotive industry. The value chain ranges from standardized and special cables to highly complex cabling systems and related components, from development to production. As an innovation partner with distinct expertise in development and systems, LEONI supports its customers on the path to increasingly sustainable and connected mobility concepts, from autonomous driving to alternative solutions as well as charging systems. To this end, LEONI is developing next-generation cabling solutions and wiring systems that reduce complexity and enable higher levels of automation, for example through zonal architecture. The listed group of companies has around 100,000 employees in 28 countries, generating consolidated sales of €5.1 billion in 2021.
About LEONI Romania
The LEONI Group has been present in Romania since 1999, with almost 12,000 employees, which constitutes over 10% of the group's worldwide workforce. The company maintains three primary plants located in Arad, Bistrita, and Pitesti, along with several additional production satellites.
The official launch of the Romanian Diversity Charter took place on April 18, 2018, making Romania the 21st country in the European Union to adopt a Diversity Charter and join the European Diversity Platform. Currently, the Charter has gathered 200 signatories, representing approximately 260,000 employees from companies, public institutions, and NGOs. These signatories have publicly committed to upholding the principles of the Charter, aiming to make diversity, equal opportunities, and social inclusion recognized and respected values in Romania.
Under the guidance of the Charter, numerous initiatives have been implemented, including experience exchanges, workshops, debates, and learning and mentorship programs. Since 2021, the Charter and its signatories have jointly celebrated the EU Diversity Month, which aims to promote diversity in the workplace and society as a whole.