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.

W. Frank FountainPresident Escambia Enterprises, LLCBoards: DTE Energy Company
Shirley C. FranklinExecutive Chair of the Board Purpose Built Communities, Inc.Boards: Mueller Water Products, Inc.
Brenda FreemanChief Marketing Officer National Geographic ChannelBoards: Herman Miller, Inc.
Ann M. FudgeRetired Chairman & Chief Executive Officer Young & Rubicam BrandsBoards: Northrop Grumman Corporation, Novartis AG, Unilever NV
Brenda J. GainesRetired President & Chief Executive Officer, Diners ClubCitigroupBoards: Southern Company Gas, Tenet Healthcare Corporation
Torrence BooneVice President - Global Agency Sales and ServicesGoogleBoards: Finish Line
James R. GavinChief Executive Officer & Chief Medical Officer Healing Our Village, Inc.Boards: Baxter International, Inc.
Helene D. GayleFormer President & Chief Executive OfficerCARE USABoards: The Coca-Cola Company, Colgate-Palmolive Company
Renee L. GloverFounder & Managing Member The Catalyst Group, LLCBoards: Fannie Mae
Allan C. Golston President of the U.S. ProgramBill & Melinda Gates FoundationBoards: Harley-Davidson, Inc., Stryker Corporation
Linda R. GoodenFormer Executive Vice President, Information Systems and Global Solutions (IS&GS)Lockheed MartinBoards: Automatic Data Processing, Inc., General Motors, The Home Depot, WGL Holdings, Inc.
Bruce S. GordonFormer President & CEO National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP)Boards: CBS Corporation, Northrop Grumman Corporation