Tag: Top 50

Julie Sweet to Become Accenture’s Chief Executive Officer

Julie Sweet, the current chief executive officer of Accenture’s (no. 7 on DiversityInc’s Top 50 list) business in North America, will take over as the company’s chief executive officer Sept. 1. David Rowland, the interim chief executive officer will become executive chairman. Sweet’s current position has her leading the business…

Luke Visconti, Panelists Share Best Practices at Congressional Hearing on Diversity in the Boardroom

DiversityInc Founder and Chairman Luke Visconti, along with five other expert panelists, offered their perspectives and experience during the House Committee on Financial Services hearing, entitled: “Diversity in the Boardroom: Examining Proposals to Increase the Diversity of America’s Boards.” Or, in most cases, the lack of diversity in America’s boardrooms. …

Alaska Airlines Under Fire for Separating Gay Couple on Flight to Give Seats to Heterosexual Couple

Alaska Airlines is apologizing for an act of blatant discrimination against a same-sex couple, but the damage is already done as #BoycottAlaskaAirlines is circulating social media. “Diversity and inclusion are part of the fabric of Alaska Airlines,” the company said in a statement. However, the current executive team is all…