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JCPenney Chairman and CEO Marvin R. Ellison (Photo: Jesse Hornbuckle)

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.…

By Alisa Gumbs

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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…

By Derek T. Dingle

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Earl G. Graves, Sr with IBM's Rodney C. Adkins (Image: Corey Shelton/EconoPix, Inc.)

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…

By Derek T. Dingle

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Senior Vice President of IBM Systems and Technology Group and 2011 Black Enterprise Corporate Executive of the Year, Rodney Adkins (Photo by Rayon Richards)

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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.…

By Derek T. Dingle

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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…

By Alan Hughes

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