Black Chairman, CEO's or Presidents of Global 500 Companies 2016

NamePositionCompanyRevenue (millions)Rank
John W. ThompsonChairmanMicrosoft$93,58063
Kenneth C. FrazierChairman,CEOMerck$39,498246
Kenneth I. ChenaultChairman,CEOAmerican Express$34,441302
Roger W. Ferguson, Jr.CEO,PresidentTIAA$35,181291
Tidjane ThiamCEOCredit Suisse Group$35,173292

Global 500 Black CEO's

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    Born: December 17, 1954, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania;

    Occupation: Businessman;

    Position: Executive Chairman;

    Company: Merck & Co., Inc.; …

  • Kenneth Chenault

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    Born: June 2, 1951, New York, New York;

    Company: General Catalyst Partners;

    Position: Chairman, managing director;

    Industry: Venture capital; …

  • John W. Thompson

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    Born: April 24, 1949, in Fort Dix, New Jersey

    Position: Venture Partner;

    Company: Lightspeed Venture Partners;

    Industry: Technology, Financial…

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    Born: October 28, 1951, Washington, D.C.;

    Position: President and CEO (Former);

    Company: TIAA-CREF;

    Residence: United States;


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    Born: July 29, 1962, Republic of Côte d'Ivoire;

    Occupation: Businessman;

    Position: Executive Chairman;

    Company: Freedom Acquisition I…