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The second Black woman to permanently lead a Fortune 500 company

Jan 27, 2021 - Axios.com
Board and Executive Moves

Rosalind "Roz" Brewer is about to become only the second Black woman to permanently lead a Fortune 500 company. She starts as Walgreens CEO on March 15.

Why it matters: It's a stark reminder of how far corporate America's top decision-makers have to go during an unprecedented push by politicians , employees and even a stock exchange to diversify their top ranks. The former Starbucks COO, who played a key role in shaping the company's pandemic response, is the cohort's first Black woman in...