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Butterfield also called on the Facebook chief to appoint more African-Americans to its nine-member board of directors, though he noted approvingly that former American Express head Kenneth Chenault, who was the third black CEO of a Fortune 500 company, joined the board in February and ...
Kenneth Chenault, a Long Island native and former chairman and chief executive of American Express Co., will share his ideas on the domestic and global economies at the Crest Hollow Country in Woodbury on April 18 at 11:30 a.m.. The event is sponsored by the State University of New York at ... Amex

Members of the Congressional Black Caucus pressed Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg to account for his company's poor record of workforce diversity at Wednesday's hearing before the House Committee on Energy and Commerce. Rep. G.K. Butterfield scolded Zuckerberg for the Cambridge ...
Aside from Zuckerberg, the Facebook board includes eight people, all of whom have high-profile histories in tech entrepreneurship: Peter Thiel, Jan Koum, Reed Hastings, Susan Desmond-Hellmann, Kenneth Chenault, Erskine Bowles, Marc Andreessen and Sheryl Sandberg. These folks are generally ...
General Catalyst has raised the full $1.38 billion targeted for its ninth venture fund, according to a regulatory filing. With offices in Cambridge, San Francisco, Palo Alto, and New York City, the firm makes early-stage and growth equity investments. It is led by Lawrency Bohn, Nikolaos Bonatsos, Kenneth ...
In the wake of the Cambridge Analytica scandal, Facebook's public image has been seriously damaged. But the company's real problem is that CEO Mark Zuckerberg and COO Sheryl Sandberg still don't know how to fix the company's underlying problems. Zuckerberg finally addressed the scandal this ...

In January, Airbnb brought on outgoing American Express CEO Kenneth Chenault to its board of directors. Though, the departure of CFO Laurence Tosi followed shortly after. Annually, Airbnb brings in billions of dollars in revenue, is profitable on an EBITDA basis and has more than $5.5 billion on its ...
Other insiders who have converted and/ or otherwise moved around some FB stock this month include Chief Operating Officer Sheryl Sandberg, Chief Financial Officer David Wehner, director Kenneth Chenault, Chief Technology Officer Michael Schroepfer, General Counsel Colin Stretch, Chief Product ...
The number of African-American CEOs at Fortune 500 companies fell to a low not seen since 2012's list, the outlet reports. Two black CEOs have stepped down in recent years — Kenneth Chenault of American Express and Ursula Burns of Xerox — leaving Kenneth Frazier of Merck, Marvin Ellison of J.C. ...
In recent months, Corporate America's corner office has actually gotten a little less diverse -- not more -- when it comes to the number of African-Americans. With American Express chief executive Kenneth Chenault stepping down, there are just three black CEOs in the Fortune 500. And with the departure of ...
/s/ Michael Johnson, attorney-in-fact for Kenneth Chenault, 02/15/2018. ** Signature of Reporting Person, Date. Reminder: Report on a separate line for each class of securities beneficially owned directly or indirectly. * If the form is filed by more than one reporting person, see Instruction 4 (b)(v).
Ever since Kenneth I. Chenault announced last fall that he would retire as chief executive of American Express, he has been fielding phone calls from companies looking to hire him. It's not surprising. Mr. Chenault is one of the most prominent African-American chief executives in the world and the man who ...
Facebook has appointed Kenneth Chenault to its board of directors. Chenault has been the CEO of American Express since 2001 and will cap off that 16-year run when he retires as chairman and chief executive at the credit card company on February 1st. He'll officially join the board a few days later on ...
American Express CEO Ken Chenault said it's “embarrassing” for corporate America that just four black CEOs helm Fortune 500 companies. Chenault used the New York Times DealBook conference Thursday to speak out about the lack of diversity in the top ranks of the biggest companies. And he insisted ...
Kenneth Chenault, one of the longest-serving executives in finance and one of corporate America's few black top leaders, will retire next year as the chairman and chief executive of American Express. Under Chenault's leadership, American Express expanded beyond its core market of corporate customers ...
Kenneth Chenault, one of the most prominent black corporate leaders and long-time chairman and CEO of American Express, is stepping down next year, the company announced Wednesday. Related article. Kenneth Chenault was a Crain's 40 Under 40 in 1988 and a Hall of Fame inductee in 2014.
Kenneth Chenault, the chairman and CEO of American Express, is stepping down after 37 years at the company, it announced in a press release on Wednesday. He will be replaced on February 1 by Stephen Squeri, who has been the company's vice chairman since 2015. Before that, Squeri was the group ...

(Gian Ehrenzeller/EPA-EFE/REX/Shutterstock). In recent months, corporate America's corner office has gotten a little less diverse when it comes to the number of African Americans. With American Express Chief Executive Kenneth Chenault stepping down, there are just three black CEOs in the Fortune 500.
Microsoft chairman John Thompson has another position to add to his 40-plus year-career with some of the world's biggest tech companies. The former Symantec CEO and IBM (IBM) executive has joined the board of fast-growing enterprise technology startup Rubrik, the company announced on Tuesday.
In recent months, Corporate America's corner office has actually gotten a little less diverse -- not more -- when it comes to the number of African-Americans. With American Express chief executive Kenneth Chenault stepping down, there are just three black CEOs in the Fortune 500. And with the departure of ...
/s/ Michael Johnson, attorney-in-fact for Kenneth Chenault, 02/15/2018. ** Signature of Reporting Person, Date. Reminder: Report on a separate line for each class of securities beneficially owned directly or indirectly. * If the form is filed by more than one reporting person, see Instruction 4 (b)(v).
Kenneth Chenault announced last fall that he was officially stepping down as the head of American Express — after almost 20 years of leadership that spanned such critical events as 9/11 and the financial crisis. And since then, the race to draft Chenault has been on — everyone, it seems, was looking to ...
Ken Chenault, the outgoing CEO of American Express, is quickly building a platform in the startup world. Chenault announced plans to leave his position as the head of Amex last October, ending a 17-year run, and this month he's bagged a trio of top positions within the tech/startup world. Facebook ...
Kenneth Chenault, the chairman and CEO of American Express, is retiring at the end of January after a 17-year run as the head of one of the nation's most well-known brands. Chenault recently sat down with The Associated Press for his last interview before his retirement. He discussed key moments at ...
Ever since Kenneth I. Chenault announced last fall that he would retire as chief executive of American Express, he has been fielding phone calls from companies looking to hire him. It's not surprising. Mr. Chenault is one of the most prominent African-American chief executives in the world and the man who ...
Hall has a new deal with Investigation Discovery, the same network where she hosted Deadline Crime from 2013 to 2017. She already has a built-in audience who will tune in to see Hall and her team tackle deeper dives into important criminal cases. You go, sis. “It's a new deal and the show will be in the ...
Last week, Kenneth Chenault made history as the first African American to be named to Facebook's board of directors. This week, it was announced that outgoing the American Express CEO Chenault is joining Airbnb's board as well, making him the first African American to join its all-white all-male team.
(CNBC); Airbnb's CEO Brian Chesky announced that parting American Express CEO Kenneth Chenault will become the company's first non-affiliated independent board director . Chenault was also appointed to Facebook's board last week, and is leaving his 17-year stint at AmEx come Feb. 1. ( Reuters ) ...
Facebook has appointed Kenneth Chenault to its board of directors. Chenault has been the CEO of American Express since 2001 and will cap off that 16-year run when he retires as chairman and chief executive at the credit card company on February 1st. He'll officially join the board a few days later on ...
Back in October, Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg met with the Congressional Black Caucus and promised Facebook would appoint a black member to its unfailingly white board in the “very near future.” That day is finally here: After 14 years, Mark Zuckerberg revealed earlier that Kenneth Chenault, the ...
With only two weeks left in his role as CEO at American Express, Kenneth Chenault is already on to a new challenge as he becomes the first black executive to become a member of the Facebook board of directors. Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg on Thursday announced the appointment of Chenault, ...
Former American Express CEO Kenneth Chenault has joined Facebook's board, the first African American to do so. The social network's CEO, Mark Zuckerberg, announced the board appointment on Thursday and said he had been “trying to recruit Ken for years.” “He has unique expertise in areas I believe ...
Departing American Express CEO Kenneth Chenault. Photo: Michael Cohen/Getty Images for The New York Times. Facebook said Thursday it had added departing American Express CEO Kenneth Chenault to its board. "He has unique expertise in areas I believe Facebook needs to learn and improve — customer service, ...
"The upfront charge triggered by the Tax Act reduced our capital ratios and, as a result, while we will be continuing our quarterly dividends at the current level, we plan to suspend our share buyback program for the first half of 2018 in order to rebuild our capital," CEO Kenneth Chenault said in a statement.
Jan. 18 (UPI) — Facebook named former American Express CEO Kenneth Chenault as the newest member of its board of directors on Thursday. Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg shared a post saying he has been recruiting Chenault, who will be the first African-American member of the social network's ...
If corporate boards “should be a reflection of broader society” as retiring American Express Chairman Kenneth Chenault told BE in an exclusive interview this month, then the S&P 500's track record has been abysmal. Roughly 60% of the companies on the index—303 out of 500—have an African American ...
This activity has been headed largely by Kenneth Chenault, an officer of the company. Kenneth Chenault has seen steady activity on the sell side, and on December 14, 2017, executed an option to sell 96440 shares. The disposition, at a price of $97.3, resulted in Kenneth Chenault bringing total 1.08 ...
Kathryn Chenault, wife of American Express CEO Kenneth Chenault, just picked up another luxury condo in Bal Harbour. A company controlled by Chenault paid $6.3 million for unit 1702 in the North tower of the St. Regis Bal Harbour, property records show. The same company, 9701 Collins 1701 LLC, ...
Kenneth I. Chenault Chairman & CEO American Express Co. Boards: American Express Co.,IBM, Procter & Gamble. One of the most dynamic business leaders that BLACK ENTERPRISE has covered during the past 32 years has been American Express CEO Kenneth I. Chenault, who will retire on Feb.
For more than 30 years, BLACK ENTERPRISE has covered the ascent of Kenneth Chenault at American Express, from managing its $315 million merchandising unit to serving as the transformative CEO of the financial services powerhouse with $32 billion in revenues and a payroll of 56,000-plus. By 1990 ...
American Express CEO Ken Chenault said it's “embarrassing” for corporate America that just four black CEOs helm Fortune 500 companies. Chenault used the New York Times DealBook conference Thursday to speak out about the lack of diversity in the top ranks of the biggest companies. And he insisted ...
Kenneth Chenault, one of the longest-serving executives in finance and one of corporate America's few black top leaders, will retire next year as the chairman and chief executive of American Express. Under Chenault's leadership, American Express expanded beyond its core market of corporate customers ...
Kenneth Chenault, one of the most prominent black corporate leaders and long-time chairman and CEO of American Express, is stepping down next year, the company announced Wednesday. Related article. Kenneth Chenault was a Crain's 40 Under 40 in 1988 and a Hall of Fame inductee in 2014.
NEW YORK–Kenneth Chenault was chief executive officer and chairman of American Express until January 31. He had a 37-year career at the credit card company, including 17 years as CEO. In his last interview before retiring, Chenault talked to The Associated Press about the new tax law, being a Black ...
NEW YORK — Kenneth Chenault, wearing no sport coat and no tie, with a large cup of tea in front of him, fits an image of a man ready for retirement. Chenault is days away from stepping down as the chief executive officer and chairman of American Express, the credit card giant and one of the most iconic ...
American Express announced that its CEO Kenneth Chenault will step down from his post in February next year after completing nearly a long ...
Mellody Hobson, president of Ariel Investments, says it's time for corporate America to stop trying to create workplace diversity. It's time to start ...
American Express CEO Ken Chenault said it's “embarrassing” for corporate America that just four black CEOs helm Fortune 500 companies.
Better still, Kenneth Chenault, American Express's chief executive for 16 years, accomplished a feat rare in the upper reaches of American ...
Kenneth Chenault, chairman and CEO of American Express, speaks at the Council on Foreign Relations in 2011 in New York.


 

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