• Pivotal Moves
  • AMERICAN EXPRESS MAKES HISTORY WITH THE FIRST BLACK WOMAN ON ITS EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE

    American Express named President of Strategic Partnerships Glenda McNeal to its Executive Committee this week, making the veteran executive the first Black woman to sit on the Committee. “Having Glenda’s expertise and experience on the Executive Committee will be a huge asset for us,” American Express Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Stephen J. Squeri said Read More »

  • Diversity and Inclusion
  • L’Oreal Re-Hires Black Model They Once Fired After She Spoke Up About Racism

    Munroe Bergdorf, a former model for L’Oreal who was fired in 2017 for speaking up about systemic racism, has been re-hired. This time, however, the world’s largest cosmetics company has brought her on board to advise them regarding their diversity and inclusion policies. Berdgorf, who used to be featured in L’Oreal’s UK advertising campaigns, was Read More »

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  • Hyundai Motor North America Appoints Erwin Raphael Chief Cost Optimization Officer

    Hyundai Motor North America has selected Genesis and Hyundai veteran Erwin Raphael to lead a new cross-affiliate group as the Chief Cost Optimization Officer for Hyundai Motor North America. The new group, the North American Cost Optimization Committee, was created as a part of Hyundai’s efforts to streamline and better integrate all of Hyundai’s operations Read More »

  • Diversity and Inclusion
  • Google Diversity Report Shows Little Progress For Women And People Of Color

    Google released its seventh consecutive diversity report on Thursday, revealing modest gains in representation for women and people of color, and a disproportionately white, Asian and male workforce. The percentage of black hires in the U.S. grew from 4.8% in 2018 to 5.5% in 2019, a .7% increase. The percentage of black hires in technical Read More »

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  • McKesson Corporation Names Michael C. McNeil Senior Vice President, Global Chief Information Security Officer

    McKesson Corporation names Michael C. McNeil Senior Vice President, Global Chief Information Security Officer (CISO). He will report directly to Nancy Flores, EVP, Chief Information Officer and Chief Technology Officer. McNeil will be responsible for enhancing and overseeing McKesson’s information and operational technology security strategy program, as well managing information security governance. He will also Read More »

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  • The Executive Leadership Council Names Crystal E. Ashby as Interim President and CEO

    The Executive Leadership Council (ELC) today announced that its board of directors selected Crystal E. Ashby to serve as The ELC’s interim president and chief executive officer. Ashby succeeds Skip Spriggs who served as president and chief executive officer since March 2018 and retired at the end of 2019. She is the first woman president Read More »

  • From The Magazine
  • Pivotal Woman – Tamara Franklin, Vice-President, Media Entertainment and Industry Solutions – North America – IBM

    A native of New Jersey, Tamara Franklin served as Vice President and Chief Digital Officer for North American through 2018 and was recently named Vice President, Media & Entertainment, Industry Solutions. Prior to that she was Executive Vice President of Digital at Scripps Networks Interactive (HGTV, Food Network, Travel Channel) where she oversaw the company’s Read More »

  • From The Magazine
  • Pivotal Woman – Tonya Cornileus – Vice-President, Development, Inclusion and Wellness – ESPN

    Tonya Cornileus is the vice president, development, inclusion and wellness at ESPN where she serves as an integral member of the Human Resources senior leadership team and regularly acts as an advisor to other senior management at ESPN. Dr. Cornileus is responsible for learning and organization development, talent management, diversity & inclusion, and wellness. Dr. Read More »