The Global 500 is Fortune magazines ranking of the worlds largest companies by revenue. All companies on the list must publish financial data and report part or all of their figures to a government agency. Based on that list we are now tracking how many black executives are heading any of these companies. There are currently (2016) 5 black executive with the title of CEO, President or Chairman of a Global 500 company.
Updated July 24, 2016.
|John W. Thompson||Chairman||Microsoft||$93,580||63|
|Kenneth C. Frazier||Chairman,CEO||Merck||$39,498||246|
|Kenneth I. Chenault||Chairman,CEO||American Express||$34,441||302|
|Roger W. Ferguson, Jr.||CEO,President||TIAA||$35,181||291|
|Tidjane Thiam||CEO||Credit Suisse Group||$35,173||292|