Tag Archives: BLACK ENTERPRISE Corporate Executive of the Year

keys to success

Like a Boss: 3 Keys to Success From the CEO of JCPenney

Marvin R. Ellison, who runs one of the biggest retailers in the country, shares how he made it to the top

Marvin R. Ellison, one of the few black CEOs in corporate America, talked to BE…

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family values

Like a Boss: Why Family Values Matter in Business

JCPenney CEO Marvin Ellison says he wouldn't have made it to the top without the love of a strong black woman

JCPenney CEO Marvin Ellison shares how the importance of his faith, family values, and his…

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Leadership Lessons

Like a Boss: JCPenney CEO’s Leadership Lessons

4 lessons in leadership from Marvin R. Ellison, the Black Enterprise Corporate Executive of the Year

Here are a few of the leadership lessons JCPenney Chairman and CEO Marvin R. Ellison…

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Corporate Executive of the Year: Marvin Ellison Is Penney Wise

Forget fancy. What JCPenney has now in Chairman and CEO Marvin R. Ellison is just what it needs—a humble, relatable leader who is quietly, steadily, brilliantly turning the company around

If you’ve walked into one of the more than 1,000 JCPenney stores across the U.S.…

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Corporate Executive of the Year: Kenneth Frazier Shares Prescription For Growth

Merck’s Chairman & CEO has a bold strategy for this $44 billion pharmaceutical giant

Merck Chairman and CEO Kenneth Frazier seeks to expand the pharmaceuticals giant by extending its…

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IBM’s $18 Billion Man Named BE Corporate Executive of the Year

Black Enterprise honors the work of IBM's Rodney C. Adkins

Rodney C. Adkins, IBM’s Senior Vice President, Systems and Technology Group, has received the highest…

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Powered By Success

Rodney Adkins transformed IBM’s Systems and Technology Group into an $18 billion revenue generating machine

A few months before its centennial anniversary celebration, IBM faced one of its greatest challenges.…

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B.E. Corporate Executive Of The Year

Darryl B. Hazel revived the Lincoln Mercury division. Now the 33-year veteran faces the greatest challenge of his career.

Surrounded by pristine forests, shimmering lakes and lush mountains, Darryl Hazel stands near the shores…

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