Diversity Woman Magazine

FAL 2017

Leadership and Executive Development for women of all races, cultures and backgrounds

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44 D I V E R S I T Y W O M A N Fa l l 2 0 1 7 d i v e r s i t y w o m a n . c o m e Mt Powerl Women inCorporateAmerica 1. Walmart Tracey D. Brown, Senior Vice President of Operations and Chief Experience Officer, Sam's Club Jacqui Canney, Executive Vice Presi- dent, Global People Division Marybeth Hays, Executive Vice President, Consumables, Health & Wellness Kerry Kotouc, Senior Vice President – Sam's Club General Counsel, Asset Protection and Compliance Liza Landsman, President, Jet.com Judith McKenna, Executive Vice Presi- dent and Chief Operating Officer Kathleen McLaughlin, Senior Vice President and Chief Sustainability Officer; President, Walmart Foundation Cindy Moehring, Senior Vice President, Chief Ethics and Compliance Officer Julie Murphy, Executive Vice Presi- dent, Neighborhood Markets Karen Roberts, Executive Vice Presi- dent and General Counsel, Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. Gisel Ruiz, Executive Vice President of Operations, Sam's Club 2. Berkshire Hathaway Natalie L. Hocken, Senior Vice President and General Counsel Cathy S. Woollums, Senior Vice President, Environmental Services and Chief Environmental Counsel Cindy A. Crane, President and Chief Executive Officer, Rocky Mountain Power 3. Apple Angela Ahrendts, Senior Vice Presi- dent, Retail Lisa Jackson, Vice President Envi- ronment, Policy and Social Initiatives Denise Young Smith, Vice Presi- dent, Inclusion and Diversity 4. Exxon Mobil 5. McKson Kathy McElligott, Executive Vice President, Chief Information Officer, and Chief Technology Officer Lori A. Schechter, Executive Vice President, General Counsel, and Chief Compliance Officer 6. UnitedHealth Group Marianne D. Short, Office of the Chief Executive, Executive Vice Presi- dent and Chief Legal Officer D. Ellen Wilson, Office of the Chief Executive, Executive Vice President, Human Capital Jeannine M. Rivet, Executive Vice President 7. CVS Health Helena B. Foulkes, Executive Vice President, CVS Health, and Presi- dent, CVS Pharmacy Lisa Bisaccia, Executive Vice Presi- dent and Chief Human Resources Officer Eva Boratto, Executive Vice Presi- dent, Controller, and Chief Account- ing Officer Angela Patterson, Chief Nurse Practitioner Officer, MinuteClinic, and Vice President Anita M. Allemand, Pharm. D., Senior Vice President, Enterprise Product Innovation and Develop- ment, CVS Health Eileen Howard Boone, Senior Vice President, Corporate Social Responsibility and Philanthropy, CVS Health, and President, CVS Health Foundation Nancy R. Christal, Senior Vice Presi- dent, Investor Relations, CVS Health Colleen M. McIntosh, Senior Vice President, Corporate Secretary and Assistant General Counsel Angela Patterson, DNP, FNP-BC, NEA-BC, Chief Nurse Practitioner Officer, MinuteClinic, and Vice Presi- dent, CVS Health Melissa A. Schulman, Senior Vice President, Government and Public Affairs Papatya Tankut, R.Ph. Vice Presi- dent, Pharmacy Affairs, CVS Health 8. General Motors Mary T. Barra, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Alicia Boler Davis, Executive Vice President, Global Manufacturing Victoria McInnis, Vice President, Chief Tax Officer and General Auditor Jill Sutton, Deputy General Counsel and Corporate Secretary 9. AT&T Lori M. Lee, Chief Executve Officer, AT&T International, and Global Marketing Officer 10. Ford Motor Company Joy Falotico, Group Vice President, Chairman and Chief Executive Of- ficer, Ford Motor Credit Company Felicia Fields, Group Vice President, Human Resources and Corporate Services We performed this research in July to prepare the publication for September. We recognize that there may have been changes in employment in the intervening months. Many websites don't include photographs of executives, so if we skipped over a woman named John (or included a boy named Sue), that is why. We list the executives in the order they appear on the site and exactly as formatted, so a CEO may be listed last if her name starts with Z and her company chose to alphabetize the list. We discovered that com- panies had different ways of defining their leadership teams. Some called them Executive Team, others Corporate Of- ficers, along with many more categories. When a company listed multiple categories, we made our best educated guess which list best defined the top leadership team. We also did not list anyone who serves on a company's board (unless they have another leadership role as well). While most companies list their executive teams on their website, some do not, so we used secondary sources. Those are marked with an asterisk. The DW list is in the same order as the Fortune 500 list (US companies, by revenue). We listed all companies, even if they did not have women on their website's leadership page. We knew, given the volume of data, a few errors might sneak in, but felt it was impor- tant to spotlight the accom- plishments of these women who, despite pushback, found a place for themselves at the highest levels of corporate governance. Well done! elcome to Diversity Woman's first-ever directory of women in the top tiers of corporate leadership. Each of these women has achieved a rare seat at the executive management table, and we applaud her persistence and hard work. Our directory comprises women who work at Fortune 500 companies, accord- ing to the 2017 list. It may be exhilarating to leaf through these pages full of women's names, but it's also sobering to know that a very small percentage of women work at this level. According to a July 21, 2017, article in the New York Times, "glacial pace" describes the progress of women serving in these roles. Moreover, Fortune magazine, the source of the annual list of top 500 revenue-producing companies, reported last year that a female CEO heads only 4 percent of those companies. We hope this direc- tory will accomplish two things: celebrate the women who show up on it, and start a discussion about how to combat the endemic and often subtle sexism that still holds women back. We hope that many more names (and diverse names) will be on our Most Powerful Women in Corporate America directory next year. Many organizations and campaigns—such as CEO Action for Diversity and Inclusion and Paradigms for Parity—are actively working to increase the number of women and diverse women in leadership positions. About our methodology W

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