B.E. 40th ANNIVERSARY COVER GALLERY

nd-1995-APRIL

On the April 1995 cover, BLACK ENTERPRISE cited the appointment of Robert Holland, a corporate executive and turnaround artist, as CEO of Ben & Jerry’s Homemade Inc. as another corporate milestone: the first African American recruited to run a majority-owned franchisor.  He said of his ascent: “Twenty years from now, nobody’s going to know Bob Holland, Dick Parsons or Ken Chenault . There’ll be 20 black CEOs of Fortune 500 companies, half of them or more women. So this is just a passing point in time.”

On the April 1995 cover, BLACK ENTERPRISE cited the appointment of Robert Holland, a corporate…