Black Chief Executive Officers

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This is a list of current and former Black Chief Executives Officers (CEOs) from around the world.

Katlego Maphai

Occupation: Businessman; Position: Co-founder & CEO; Company: Yoco Technologies; Industry: Financial Services; Residence: South Africa; …

Born: December 17, 1954, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; Occupation: Businessman; Position: Executive Chairman; Company: Merck & Co., Inc.; …

Kenneth Chenault

Born: June 2, 1951, New York, New York; Company: General Catalyst Partners; Position: Chairman, managing director; Industry: Venture capital; …

Occupation: Businessperson; Position: President and Chief Executive Officer; Company: Adtalem Global Education; Industry: Education; …

Company: CleanTech Solutions Worldwide, LLC, Position: Chairman and CEO, Industry: Waste Management Services, Food Manufacturing, Country:…

Lloyd H. Dean

Born: c. 1951; Occupation: businessman; Position: CEO; Company: CommonSpirit Health; Industry: Healthcare; Residence: United States; …

Born: c. 1949; Occupation: Businessman; Position: Former Chairman & CEO; Company: Sloan Financial Group, LLC; Industry: Financial Services; …

Marques Brownlee

Born: December 3, 1993, Maplewood, New Jersey; Occupation: Businessman, YouTuber, Angel Investor; Position: Creator, Producer, Founder; Company:…

Marvin Ellison

Born: Brownsville, Tennessee, USA; Occupation: Businessman; Position: President and CEO; Company: Lowe's Companies, Inc.; Industry: Retail; …

Born: Calgary, Alberta; Position: Chairman of the Board and Founder; Company: The Mary A. Tidlund Charitable Foundation; Industry: Oil & Gas…

Born: c. 1962, USA; Occupation: Businessperson; Position: Co-Founder and President; Company: WinsCo Enterprises Inc.; Industry: Business…

Born: October 7, 1982, Brooklyn, NY; Position: Partner, CEO; Company: Y Combinator; Industry: Venture Capital; Country: United States

Michael T. Pugh

Occupation: Businessman; Position: President and CEO; Company: Carver Federal Savings Bank; Industry: Financial Services; Residence: United…

Morgan DeBaun

Born: February 6, 1990, St. Louis, Missouri; Occupation: Businesswoman; Position: Founder, CEO; Company: Blavity Inc. ; Industry: Media …

Born: c. 1959; Position: Chairman of the Board; Company: Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta; Industry: Banking; Country: United States

Nana Owusu- Achau

Occupation: Businessperson; Position: CEO and founder; Company: Kings Innovations; Industry: Agriculture, Real Estate; Residence: Ghana; …

Navalayo Osembo

Occupation: Lawyer, Accountant, Businesswoman; Position: Co-founder, CEO; Company: Enda Athletic, Inc.; Industry: Apparel, Accessories; …

Ndidi Okonkwo Nwuneli

Born: March 22, 1975, Enugu, Nigeria; Occupation: Businesswoman, Social Entrepreneur; Position: Co-Founder & Executive Chair; Company: Sahel…

Noluthando Gosa

Occupation: Businesswoman; Position: founder and CEO; Company: Akhona Group Pty Ltd; Industry: Insurance; Residence: South Africa; …

Oprah Winfrey

Born: January 29, 1954, Kosciusko, Mississippi, U.S.; Occupation: TV Host, Actress, Film & TV Producer, Businesswoman, Philanthropist; Position:…