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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
  • I’m Glad I’m The Boss, Cause Y’all Crazy! – By Ray Abram

    We all know that the key to a highly functional company is a well-qualified staff. However, there are other factors to consider besides qualifications alone. There are reasons why the best performer in a department may not make the best manager. People skills are quite different than functional skills, we all know that intuitively, yet Read More »

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  • American Express CEO Kenneth Chenault Is Retiring After A 16-Year Run

    Kenneth I. Chenault, one of the longest-serving executives in finance and one of corporate America’s few black top leaders, will retire next year as the chairman and chief executive of American Express. Under Mr. Chenault’s leadership, American Express expanded beyond its core market of corporate customers and wealthy cardholders to serve a broader clientele. The Read More »

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  • LVMH announces the appointment of Rodney Williams as President & CEO of Belvedere Vodka

    LVMH announces the appointment of Rodney Williams as President & CEO of Belvedere Vodka, effective July 1st, 2017. Christophe Navarre, Chairman and CEO of Moët Hennessy commented: “We are delighted to see Rodney take the helm of Belvedere. His strong experience will be crucial to the development of the brand.”

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  • Orlando Ashford Featured Cover Story – C-Suite Issue of PIVOT Magazine

    Orlando Ashford, President of Holland America Line and Board Chair of the Executive Leadership Council (ELC) appears on the cover of the May issue of PIVOT Magazine. In this issue, Ashford discussed his career trajectory and his current role with the ELC. Additionally, Ashford and other C-Suite Executives give their best career advice to PIVOT Read More »

  • Corporate News
  • Meet Bernard Coleman, III – Uber’s New Chief Diversity Officer

    When Bernard Coleman III took the job as Uber’s diversity officer in January — after doing the same job in Hillary Clinton’s failed presidential campaign — it’s likely he didn’t expect to be immediately embroiled in what is morphing into one of the car-hailing company’s biggest crises. Now, sources say, he’s the one scrambling to Read More »