Warner Thomas, President And CEO Of Ochsner Health System Named A 2018 Glassdoor Top CEO
NEW ORLEANS — Ochsner Health System President and CEO Warner Thomas has won a Glassdoor Employees’ Choice Award honoring the Top CEOs in 2018. Glassdoor, one of the world’s largest job and recruiting sites, released its annual report recognizing the Top CEOs, which highlights top leaders employees love working for in countries throughout North America and parts of Europe.
Among chief executives recognized by employees in the U.S., Thomas received an impressive approval rating based on the anonymous and voluntary reviews Ochsner Health System employees shared on Glassdoor throughout the past year.
“At Ochsner, our power is our people. With more than 18,000 talented employees, leaders and physicians from diverse backgrounds it’s so important for us to connect with one common purpose of putting our patients first,” said Tracey Schiro, Senior Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer, Ochsner Health System. “It’s through them and the leadership and support of Warner Thomas and our Board that we can be relentless in our pursuit to save and change lives.”
“Winning a Glassdoor Top CEO award is a true acknowledgement of exceptional leadership, as it reflects the opinions of the employees who work with a chief executive every day. I congratulate all of this year’s winners on this significant achievement,” said Robert Hohman, Glassdoor co-founder and CEO. “It can be a real recruiting advantage to have a top-rated CEO at the helm of a company who has strong support from his or her employees. The best CEOs are inspiring, trustworthy, innovative and can be great motivators for people to bring their best selves to work.”
When employees submit reviews about their company on Glassdoor, they are asked to rate various factors about their employment experience, including their overall satisfaction and other workplace attributes like senior management. As part of these ratings, employees are also asked to rate whether they approve, disapprove or are neutral about the job their CEO is doing.
Among the 770,000 companies reviewed on Glassdoor, the average CEO approval rating is 69 percent.
See the complete list of all Top CEOs in 2018 here.