2016 Most Influential Black Corporate Directors

by LP Green, II
2016 Most Influential Black Corporate Directors

A Directory of Corporate Board Excellence

We are proud and honored to present Savoy’s 2016 Most Influential Black Corporate Directors. Within this directory, you will find a prestigious listing of leaders active on the boards of the world’s leading corporations.

Coleman H. PetersonRetired Executive Vice President, Chief People OfficerWal-Mart Stores, Inc.Boards: Build-A-Bear Workshop, Inc., Cracker Barrel Old Country Store, Inc., J.B. Hunt Transport, Inc.
Cecil B. PickettRetired President, Research & DevelopmentBiogen Idec Inc.Boards: Zimmer Biomet Holdings, Inc.
Myrtle PotterFormer President & Chief Operating OfficerGenentech, Inc.Boards: Everyday Health, Inc., Insmed, Inc., Liberty Mutual Group, Inc., Proteus Digital Health, Inc., Rite-Aid Corporation
General Colin L. PowellU.S. Army (Ret.) Former U.S. Secretary of State/Strategic AdvisorKleiner Perkins Caufield & ByersBoards: Salesforce.com, Inc., Bloom Energy Corporation
Franklyn G. PrendergastEmeritus Edmond and Marion Guggenheim Professor of Biochemistry and Molecular BiologyMayo Medical SchoolBoards: Eli Lilly and Company
Major General Hawthorne L. ProctorU.S. Army (Ret.) Managing PartnerProctor & Boone LLCBoards: SpartanNash Company
Paula A. PriceFormer Executive Vice President & Chief Financial OfficerAhold USABoards: Accenture, Dollar General Corporation, Western Digital Technologies, Inc.
Tony ProphetChief Equality OfficerSalesforceBoards: Gannett Company, Inc.
A. Barry RandFormer Chief Executive OfficerAARPBoards: The Campbell Soup Company
Kathleen H. RansierFormer PartnerVorys, Sater, Seymour and Pease LLPBoards: Huntington Bancshares, Inc.
Sidney A. RibeauFormer PresidentHoward UniversityBoards: The Teachers Insurance and Annuity Association (TIAA), Worthington Industries, Inc.
Derica W. RiceExecutive Vice President, Global Services & Chief Financial OfficerEli Lilly and CompanyBoards: Target Corporation