AEO Culture

Our people come first. We employ more than 30,000 associates throughout the world and we believe that a truly diverse workplace is the result of an inclusive culture. It’s about more than simply bringing together people who are different, it’s about celebrating what makes us real.


Here at AEO, our Values are at the center of every decision, every product and every interaction: they represent the foundation of our REAL culture. We all have a vital role to play in creating an environment where everyone feels respected and empowered while we continue to grow as a community that promotes individuality and difference. AEO celebrates the diversity of one through the inclusion of many. Come in, be you.


We believe Inclusion & Diversity are the foundation to our REAL culture. We empower our associates so that they can achieve exceptional results for the business and for our customer.


We are curious and change-oriented, constantly looking for ways to improve ourselves and the business. We make decisions in the face of ambiguity and take calculated risks in order to better serve our customer.


We are excited about the company direction. We relentlessly pursue solutions to challenges and issues with a positive outlook.


We celebrate when goals are achieved. We are collaborative and inspire others to deliver against business objectives.