by Edward Cates

Inspiring Corporate Leadership

It is our honor to present Savoy Magazine’s Most Influential Black Executives in Corporate America. This listing showcases an elite representation of African-American men and women who have been recognized for their executive and business leadership in national and global-leading corporations.

Derek R. LewisPresident, South Division PepsiCo Beverages North AmericaPepsiCo
Valerie D. LewisAssistant Vice President & Assistant SecretaryAlbertsons Companies, LLC
Robert E. LongSenior Vice President & Chief Innovation OfficerThe Coca-Cola Company
Allen G. LoveSenior Vice President & Enterprise Head of Fraud Risk Management & Global Security and InvestigationsTD Bank Group
Fred M. LowerySenior Vice President & President, Life Sciences Solutions and Laboratory ProductsThermo Fisher Scientific
Leo S. Mackay, Jr.Senior Vice President, Ethics & Enterprise AssuranceLockheed Martin Corporation
Wanny ManasseVice President, Customer CareT-Mobile US, Inc.
Ernest W. Marshall, Jr.Executive Vice President & Chief Human Resources OfficerEaton
Mark MasonChief Financial OfficerCiti
Charles MatthewsPresident & Chief Executive Officer, Peoples Gas & North Shore GasWEC Energy Group
Tekedra N. MawakanaChief Operating OfficerWaymo
Glenda McNealPresident, Enterprise Strategic PartnershipsAmerican Express
Lenny McNeillExecutive Vice President & National Managing Director, Consumer LendingU.S. Bank
Lawrence D. McRaeVice Chairman & Corporate Development OfficerCorning
Deidra MerriwetherSenior Vice President, President, Direct Sales & Strategic InitiativesW.W. Grainger, Inc.
Virgil MillerExecutive Vice President, Chief Operating Officer, Aflac U.S.Aflac Group
Rhonda MimsExecutive Vice PresidentCentene Corporation
Deirdre Guice MinorVice President, U.S. Institutional SalesT. Rowe Price Group, Inc.
Adrian MitchellManaging Director & PartnerBCG
Gregory B. MorrisonSenior Vice President & Chief Information OfficerCox Enterprises