Savoy Magazine announced their 2014 Top 100 Most Influential Blacks in Corporate America in their 13th Anniversary Spring issue. The Savoy Top 100 is the definitive listing of African American executives, influencers and achievers impacting corporate America. Bernard J. Tyson, Chairman and CEO of Kaiser Permanente graces the cover of the Savoy spring issue and includes an exclusive interview.
“The 2014 Top 100 issue features the highest caliber of executive leadership in America’s corporations,” said L.P. Green, II, Publisher of Savoy Magazine. “Savoy is honored to feature such a powerful collection of inspirational leaders reaching new heights of achievement in business.”
Bernard J. Tyson, Chairman and CEO of Kaiser Permanente is featured in an exclusive interview as the cover story for the Savoy Top 100 spring issue. Tyson leads one of the largest healthcare organizations in the country. With more than $50 billion in annual revenue, Kaiser Permanente would rank #57 in the 2013 Fortune 500 (they are ineligible as a non-profit entity), higher than Coca-Cola and just behind Google. In this Savoy exclusive interview, Tyson shares his perspective on the Affordable Care Act, management philosophy and his approach toward leadership.
Selection of the “Top 100 Blacks in Corporate America” begins by examining the landscape of spheres of influence impacting Savoy’s readership including: corporate sector influence, scholastic achievement, career growth, community outreach and recognition. The information received from over 500 prospective candidates in diverse fields was pre-screened by the selection committee. The selection committee includes the Savoy editorial board and community leaders with representatives from the academic and business arenas. The committee reviewed information on executives in human resources, information, real estate, finance, investment banking, diversity, foundations, procurement, business development, marketing, sales, health care, manufacturing and legal. After reviewing all of the profiles, the field of candidates was narrowed to the 2014 “Top 100 Most Influential” listing based upon their exemplary record of accomplishments and influence while working to better their community and inspire others.
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