Archived: Where's the Diversity in Fortune 500 CEOs


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There are five Black CEOs of Fortune 500 companies, accounting for 1 percent of all Fortune 500 CEOs. Merck & Co. is No. 14 in The 2014 DiversityInc Top 50 Companies for Diversity and TIAA-CREF is No. 36. CEOs in the DiversityInc Top 50 total 6 percent Black.

Kenneth C. Frazier, Merck & Co.

Roger W. Ferguson Jr., TIAA-CREF

Kenneth I. Chenault, American Express

Don Thompson*, McDonald’s

Ursula M. Burns, Xerox Corporation<

*Thompson has announced his retirement effective March 1.

There are 10 Asian CEOs of Fortune 500 companies, accounting for 2 percent of all Fortune 500 CEOs. Medtronic is No. 41 in the DiversityInc Top 50 and MasterCard is No. 6. CEOs in the DiversityInc Top 50 are 4 percent Asian.

Satya Nadella, Microsoft

Indra K. Nooyi, PepsiCo

Richard Hamada, Avnet

Omar Ishrak, Medtronic

Kevin M. Murai, Synnex

Kevin Lobo, Stryker

Francisco D’Souza, Cognizant Technology Solutions

Ajay Banga, MasterCard Worldwide

Sanjay Mehrotra, SanDisk

Lisa Su, Advanced Micro Devices

There are 10 Latino CEOs of Fortune 500 companies, accounting for 2 percent of all Fortune 500 CEOs. ADP is No. 26 in the DiversityInc Top 50. CEOs in the DiversityInc Top 50 are 4 percent Latino.

George Paz, Express Scripts

Josue Robles, United Services Automobile Association (USAA)

Mario Longhi, U.S. Steel

Bernardo Hees, H.J. Heinz

Carlos Rodriguez, ADP

J. Paul Raines, GameStop

Joseph Alvarado, Commercial Metals

Joseph Molina, Molina Healthcare

Robert E. Sanchez, Ryder System

Paul J. Diaz*, Kindred Healthcare

*Diaz will become Executive Vice Chairman of Kindred’s board on March 31.

There are 25 women CEOs of Fortune 500 companies, accounting for 5 percent of all Fortune 500 CEOs. IBM is No. 23 in the DiversityInc Top 50. CEOs in the DiversityInc Top 50 are 6 percent women.

Mary T. Barra, General Motors

Margaret C. Whitman, HP

Virginia M. Rometty, IBM

Indra K. Nooyi, PepsiCo

Marillyn A. Hewson, Lockheed Martin

Safra A. Catz, Oracle

Ellen J. Kullman, DuPont

Irene B. Rosenfeld, Mondelez International

Phebe N. Novakovic, General Dynamics

Carol M. Meyrowitz, TJX

Lynn Good, Duke Energy

Ursula M. Burns, Xerox

Deanna M. Mulligan, Guardian Life Insurance

Kimberly Lubel, CST Brands

Debra L. Reed, Sempra Energy

Barbara Rentler, Ross Stores

Sherilyn S. McCoy, Avon Products

Denise M. Morrison, Campbell Soup

Susan Cameron, Reynolds American

Heather Bresch, Mylan

Ilene S. Gordon, Ingredion

Jacqueline Hinman, CH2M Hill

Kathleen M. Mazzarella, Graybar Electric

Lisa Su, Advanced Micro Devices

Gracia C. Martore, Gannett

You can also access all our lists at www.DiversityInc.com/top50.

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