Ursula M. Burns
Burns, the first African American woman to hold the position of CEO at an S&P 100 corporation, is focused on building the company into an indomitable force in the $132 billion business technology market through a combination of acquisition and organic growth. She joined Xerox in 1980 as a mechanical engineering summer intern and has risen consistently through the company’s ranks.
Gwendolyn L. Butler
President & COO
Butler, one of the first African American female COOs in the commercial real estate investment management sector, has oversight of all investment, finance, and marketing personnel for the asset manager (No. 5 on the BE Asset Managers list with $4.2 billion in assets under management).
President, Southern Division
Campbell’s responsibilities include overseeing the sales and operations of more than 650 stores. Beginning her 20-plus year career with the $71.3 billion home improvements retailer as a cashier, Campbell now leads more than 100,000 associates in 15 states, Puerto Rico, and St. Thomas, Virgin Islands.
Pamela L. Carter
President, Cummins Filtration
Appointed president in 2005, Carter, one of BE’s 100 Most Powerful Executives in Corporate America, is the first woman to serve as president of a major filtration company. Cummins’ various business units design, manufacture, distribute, and service engines and related technologies, including fuel systems, controls, air handling, filtration, emission solutions, and electrical power generation systems.
Susan E. Chapman
Global Head of Operations
& Strategy, Citigroup
Corporate Realty Services
Chapman runs CRS’ operations including mergers and acquisitions, retail branch development, real estate administration, strategic projects, and global business relationship management for one of the largest corporate portfolios. She also co-leads real estate strategy around Citi’s $50 billion commitment to climate change.