Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

We lift our people to their highest potential

We are committed to creating an inclusive culture that encourages and celebrates the diversity required to innovate, connect and thrive in a taller, faster, smarter world.

The current pace of change is unprecedented. Urbanization and digital acceleration are changing our world — and opening up new opportunities. Together we can create an extraordinary future by shaping our careers, our workplace, our industries and our world.


Our people keep the world on the move

34% of our executives are women as of 2020

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26% of our executives are ethnically/racially diverse as of 2020*

*Inclusive of U.S.-based executives only

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Better together: Global Employee Resource Groups at Otis

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We are committed to creating an environment where all employees can be themselves and share ideas openly

Otis is a true global business with products and services in 200 countries and territories, and employees in 1,400 branches and offices around the globe. Cultural diversity is part of our organizational fabric. This international presence allows us to cultivate a strong community that is diverse in both culture and thought. At Otis, we believe this is the best way to truly innovate.

Great ideas have the power to change the world — and the next great idea can come from anyone, anywhere. Through our Employee Resource Groups (ERGs), our employees are leading grassroots efforts to capitalize on diversity of thought and enhance our position in the marketplace. Our inclusive teams span across affinities: Women in the field and in the office, African-American, Asian, Hispanic, Disability, Generational, LGBTQ and Veterans.

Otis is An Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status, age, or any other protected class according to applicable law.

Otis Commits to Achieving Gender Parity by 2030

Women currently represent more than one third of Otis executives globally and 40 percent in the United States. Otis has pledged to realize parity of 50 percent women executives globally by 2030.

Otis named one of “Best Places to Work for LGBTQ Equality”​

The Human Rights Campaign, a U.S.-based organization for promoting LGBTQ rights, named Otis one of the “Best Places to Work for LGBTQ Equality.” This designation is given to companies that achieve the highest score on the Human Rights Campaign Corporate Equality Index survey, which assesses companies on their policies and practices related to LGBTQ equality. Read more here.