Agilent Technologies Inc. (NYSE: A) today announced that it has been recognized by Forbes as one of America's Best Employers for Diversity 2019. Agilent is ranked number 53 of the 500 companies on the list.

"We're proud to be named as one of America's Best Employers for Diversity," said Dominique Grau, senior vice president, Agilent Human Resources. "We have a longstanding commitment to diversity and inclusion and believe that a wide variety of perspectives yields richer results for our customers, our partners and our employees."

"Our diversity makes us stronger," said Colleen Fleming, director of Diversity and Inclusion at Agilent. "We recognize the potential of every employee and continue to strive to make Agilent's values a true part of our company culture. This recognition is a great reward that provides us continued motivation."

In collaboration with analytics firm Statista, Forbes compiled the definitive list of the best employers for diversity in America via an independent survey of more than 50,000 U.S. based employees. The surveys were administered in a series of online panels and provide a representative sample of the U.S. workforce. Questions asked about diversity included gender, ethnicity, sexual orientation, age and disability. Other factors were the gender split of companies' management teams and boards, and whether a company proactively communicates about diversity.

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