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2009 BE Executive of the Year Added to Popeyes Board of Directors

Candace Matthews joins the board of Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen, Inc.

Candace Matthews from Amway Corporation becomes Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen, Inc. newest board member.

By Courtney Connley

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Woman of Power Alicia Boler-Davis Named 2016 Corporate Executive of the Year

GM exec honored for exceptional career accomplishments at 24th annual Trumpet Awards

Boler-Davis to be honored for career accomplishments at the 24th Annual Trump Awards.

By Safon Floyd

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2016 ABFF Honors Honorees and Awards Announced

Gala to recognize the greatest in black film and television

On February 21, 2016 at the Beverly Hills Hilton, ABFF Ventures will present ABFF Honors,…

By Safon Floyd

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10 Perfect Reasons to Attend Women of Power Summit

Three days you can't afford to miss

If you’re already pretty much convinced that if you attend any event this year it…

By Safon Floyd

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Executive Education – What’s Next?

Ensuring your next move is your best move

In today’s rapidly changing work environment, it would behoove you to stay on top of…

By Safon Floyd

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Nation’s Oldest, Largest Private Bank Hires Diversity and Inclusion Officer

Chris Michel becomes the first diversity officer at Brown Brothers Harriman & Co.

The nation’s oldest and largest private bank, Brown Brothers Harriman & Co., is showing their…

By Courtney Connley

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Report: Number of Female Billionaires Outpacing Men

Majority based in U.S. and Europe but Asia has a growing presence

Eighty percent of the world’s female billionaires are based in the U.S. and Europe, but…

By Janell Hazelwood

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Top Companies for Black Professionals

See why these companies made our best in diversity list

Recently, the job and recruiting website Glassdoor released their list of the ’50 Best Places…

By Courtney Connley

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Women of Power: Sponsors vs. Mentors: Who’s Got Your Back?

Learn to leverage your network in order to enter the C-Suite

The 2016 Women of Power Summit will host an executive leadership session on mentorship and…

By Safon Floyd

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Women of Power, Register Today! Carnival Corp. CEO Arnold Donald to Keynote Summit

Seasoned corporate executive will share candid insights on leadership via master class

Carnival Corp. CEO Arnold Donald will be bringing his executive expertise to the Black Enterprise…

By Safon Floyd

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Be Inspired and Register Today: Woman of Power Tamara Franklin Shares How to Steer Your Career

Learn strategy to overcome personal and professional crisis at the 2016 Women of Power Summit

Learn how your career can weather any coming storm and even thrive in ways you…

By Safon Floyd

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[Women of Power] Executive Leaders Give You the Scoop on Corporate Climbing

Wonya Lucas, Amy Dubois Barnett, and Carol Fulp host Summit sessions on what it takes to get to where you want to be

Black Enterprise has just announced that three dynamic women have been added to the empowering…

By Safon Floyd

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Executive Leadership Council CEO Talks Achieving Objectives in Global Diversity

Ronald C. Parker on his plan to expand the reach of black executives

Executive Leadership Council President Ronald Parker talks taking the discussion of corporate diversity global and…

By Courtney Connley

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John Deere Adds Two New Members to Board of Directors

Executives Dmitri L. Stockton and Sheila G. Talto join the team

John Deere adds executives Dmitri L. Stockton and Sheila G. Talto to its Board of…

By Courtney Connley

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[LIVE STREAMING] Get Updates from the 2015 Black Enterprise Entrepreneurs Summit

Attendees prepare for three days of networking, learning and inspiration

Nation’s leading black entrepreneurs and executives gather in Atlanta for Black Enterprise’s 20th Annual Entrepreneurs…

By Courtney Connley

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On the Move: Zola Mashariki Joins BET as Head of Original Programming

Mashariki will work alongside Stephen Hill to bring new programming to the network

BET Networks names Zola Mashariki EVP of original programming, where she will work alongside Stephen…

By Courtney Connley

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Cool Jobs: Ericka Pittman Talks Career Lessons from Diddy and Being a Power Woman in Business

Pittman says working for Diddy has made her feel like anything is possible

Power woman Ericka Pittman talks career lessons from Diddy and being a boss woman in…

By Courtney Connley

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Ralph Gilles Appointed Fiat Chrysler Head of Design

Black Enterprise's 2005 Top Designer to oversee creative efforts at Fiat Chrysler

Fiat Chrysler appoints award-winning automobile designer, Ralph Gilles, as head of design.

By Courtney Connley

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On the Move: Carnival Corporation and Advertising Agency Walton Isaacson Announce New Executives

Marie McKenzie gets promoted at Carnival and Kirsten Atkinson joins Walton Isaacson

Carnival Corporation and advertising agency Walton Isaacson announce new executive appointments

By Courtney Connley

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Cool Jobs: WNBA’s Chief of Basketball Operations and Player Relations Talks Being a Power Woman in Sports

Brown opens up about navigating her way through the sports business

WNBA’s Chief of Basketball Operations and Player Relations, Renee Brown, talks being a power woman…

By Courtney Connley

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Women of Power: Most Powerful Corporate Women Talk the Value of Mentorship

Leading executives share insights on paying it forward

Five of the most powerful women in corporate America talk about the value of mentorship

By Courtney Connley

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On the Move: Health Care Service Corporation and Epic Records Announce New Executives

Maurice Smith heads Blue Cross and Blue Shied and Breyon Prescott heads Urban A&R at Epic

Blue Cross and Blue Shield and Epic Records add new names to their executive roster

By Courtney Connley

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Women of Power: 6 of the Most Powerful Corporate Women Who Attended an HBCU

Black female executives whose leadership skills were honed at an HBCU

A spotlight on six of the most powerful women in corporate America who attended an…

By Courtney Connley

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Women of Power: Five Black CFOs Calling the Shots in Corporate America

These power players help break the barriers in Corporate America

BlackEnterprise.com is always inspired by women who’ve defied gender roles and shattered the glass ceiling.…

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McDonald’s CEO, Don Thompson, to Retire

Thompson to step down as head of the world's largest restaurant chain

Don Thompson to step down as CEO of McDonald’s

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4 Black Business Execs Talk ‘Selma for Students’ Campaign and Dr. King’s Legacy

Black business leaders talk the importance of 'Selma'

Black business executives talk “Selma for Students” campaign and the impact they hope the film…

By Courtney Connley

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On the Move: BET Networks and Sanders/Wingo Agency Announce New Promotions

Stephen Hill of BET and Leslie Wingo of Sanders/Wingo receive new job titles

BET Networks and Sanders/Wingo advertising agency announce new executive promotions

By Courtney Connley

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DeVon Franklin, CEO Tammy Williams and More to Appear on Our World

Hosts Paul Brunson and Patricia Cesaire get insights from today's leading executives and entrepreneurs

Columbia Pictures executive, DeVon Franklin, CEO Tammy Williams and more to appear on this weekend’s…

By Courtney Connley

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On the Move: PBS Names New Vice President; Shawn Costner at Roc Nation Sports

PBS and Roc Nation Sports add changes to their executive leadership roster

PBS and Roc Nation Sports announce new executive appointments.

By Courtney Connley

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On The Move: Def Jam Names No I.D. Head of A&R; T.D. Bank Makes Allen Love Executive Vice President

Def Jam Recordings and TD Bank announce new promotions

Def Jam Recordings and TD Bank announce new executive leadership promotions

By Courtney Connley

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PepsiCo Foundation Announces Partnership with the Executive Leadership Council

New partnership will help increase the number of black executives on boards

PepsiCo enters three year partnership with Executive Leadership Council to help increase the number of…

By Courtney Connley

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9 Black Executives Who Attended HBCUs

Proud HBCU business leaders you should know

With the lack of recognition for HBCUs contributions to the workforce, we rounded up some…

By Courtney Connley

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Marvin Ellison Named President and CEO of JCPenney

Ellison to officially begin new role August 2015

JCPenney announces current executive vice president of Home Depot stores, Marvin Ellison, as its new…

By Courtney Connley

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Black Enterprise’s 100 Most Powerful Executives Honored

Check out the list

Some of corporate America's business elite from BE's 2012 100 Most Powerful Executives in Corporate…

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Black CEO Announces Plans to Combine Some Olive Garden, Red Lobster Restaurants

Darden CEO Clarence Otis has rolled out a new strategy to become more profitable in smaller markets.

Darden CEO Clarence Otis has rolled out a new strategy to become more profitable in…

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There Are Still Peaks to Reach in Corporate America

African Americans still represent only about 2% of executives at the top echelons of the…

By Earl G. Graves, Sr.

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Is Your Boss a Psychopath?

Study: Senior managers more likely to fit 'crazy' profile

That “boss from hell” could really have psychological issues, fitting the profile of a psychopath.

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