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How Women Lead appoints three new executive board members

LINK: https://www.bizjournals.com/bizwomen/news/latest-news/2022/09/how-women-lead-appoints-three-new-executive-board.html?page=all How Women Lead, a national group of top executive women advocating equality in life and career, appointed three new members to its board. The women are Lorraine Akiba, president and CEO of LHA Ventures; Lori Castillo Martinez, executive vice president ...
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A New Crop of CEOs Is Poised to Take Over Heritage Retail Brands as They Navigate An Industry in Flux

LINK: https://footwearnews.com/2022/business/power-players/new-wave-retail-ceos-changing-industry-1203330028/ Former executive chair and CEO of Ulta Beauty Mary Dillon will come on board as Foot Locker's new CEO. Two weeks ago, Foot Locker announced that its CEO, Dick Johnson would step down and be replaced by Ulta Beauty CEO ...
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Social Impact Heroes: Why & How Balaji Ganapathy of Tata Consultancy Services Is Helping To Change Our World

LINK: https://www.csrwire.com/press_releases/753381-social-impact-heroes-why-how-balaji-ganapathy-tata-consultancy-services Originally published on Authority Magazine on Medium As part of my series about “individuals and organizations making an important social impact”, I had the pleasure of interviewing Balaji Ganapathy, Chief Social Responsibility Officer, and Global Head of CSR at TCS ...
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Foot Locker Will Soon Have Two New Women in Power as CEO and Board Chair: Why That Matters

LINK: https://footwearnews.com/2022/business/power-players/investors-react-foot-locker-ceo-mary-dillon-female-1203327122/ Last week, Foot Locker announced that Mary Dillon would take over as CEO, replacing Dick Johnson, who previously served as CEO, president and chair of the footwear retailer. The company also announced that its lead independent director Dona Young would replace Johnson ...
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Board Diversity Is Sacrificed When Companies Underperform, Study Finds

LINK: https://time.com/6204684/board-diversity-underperformance/ Companies that are underperforming in comparison to their competitors or to their goals are more likely to experience a decrease in racial and gender diversity rates on their boards, a newly released study has found. Researchers at Imperial College Business ...
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Solifi names Mithu Bhargava as president

LINK: https://www.assetfinanceinternational.com/index.php/digitalisation/wcg-blog/21315-solifi-names-mithu-bhargava-as-president Global fintech software specialist Solifi has named Mithu Bhargava as its first president, a newly created position on the executive team. Bhargava, formerly with NCR, brings more than 20 years of operational leadership to drive the delivery of ...
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America’s Top Black CEOs

LINK: https://www.investopedia.com/top-black-ceos-5220330 The vision and actions of a CEO permeate every aspect of an organization. Financials, customer service, and company culture reflect the goals and strategies of those in leadership positions. A recent shift toward expanding diversity, equity, and inclusion ...
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BEELINE NAMES LONGTIME INDUSTRY EXEC AS CHIEF CORPORATE DEVELOPMENT OFFICER

LINK: https://www2.staffingindustry.com/Editorial/Daily-News/Beeline-names-longtime-industry-exec-as-chief-corporate-development-officer-62055 VMS provider Beeline announced that Teresa Creech has joined the company as chief corporate development officer. Creech had previously served as CEO of TalentWave, a firm recently acquired by People 2.0. Creech’s prior experience also includes serving as ...
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CEOs Share Insights On Purpose-Driven Companies

LINK: https://www.forbes.com/sites/robertreiss/2022/06/15/ceos-share-insights-on-purpose-driven-companies/?sh=2a60163b21e1 In 2013 I was interviewing John Mackey, the founding CEO of Whole Foods, and he shared an insight that has resonated with me to this day, “Businesses cannot survive without profits, just like my body can’t survive without ...
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ON THE RISE: How Charlotte’s biggest companies have taken steady steps to bring more women on board

LINK: https://www.bizjournals.com/charlotte/news/2022/06/10/women-on-boards-duke-energy-honeywell-krispy-kreme.html Charlotte companies have shown progress in opening their boards to women in the last 10 years. But, as is the case nationally, that progress has been steady — and slow. Duke Energy Corp. (NYSE: DUK) is among the ...

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