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Walgreens CEO Departure Leaves S&P 500 Without Any Black Females

The departure of Walgreens CEO Rosalind Brewerwill leaves the S&P 500 with no Black female CEOs.

It underscores "the slow path of progress for diversity in America’s C-suite. And it could be a long wait for another Black woman in a top spot," per the Boston Globe.

Before Brewer arrived at Deerfield, Ill.-based Walgreens, there hadn’t been a Black woman at the helm of an S&P 500 company in the five years since Ursula Burns left Xerox in 2016. While Black women make up 8.3% of all employees, they are just 1.8% of executives, according to research from workplace equity platform Syndio."


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