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The 25 Most Influential Executives Of 2020

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Pat Gelsinger

CEO

VMware

Gelsinger is aggressively attacking the security, container and hybrid cloud market by going on a massive acquisition spree. Since 2019, VMware has purchased 13 companies in a move to make the company the world’s leading hybrid cloud software powerhouse.

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Rick Fedrizzi Extends Leadership Role as Executive Chairman of International WELL Building Institute for Additional Term

Rachel Gutter to advance into role of IWBI’s president and CEO beginning November 2020
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NEW YORK – July 27, 2020 /3BL Media/ -- International WELL Building Institute (IWBI), the world’s leading certification body for healthy buildings, today announced that Rick Fedrizzi, who has been IWBI’s chairman and CEO since November 2016, is extending his full-time role for an additional term as IWBI’s executive chairman. Rachel Gutter, IWBI’s current president, will be elevated as the company’s  CEO, retaining the title of president. Prateek Khanna, IWBI’s current EVP of operations and technology, will become chief operating officer.  The leadership promotions of Gutter and Kh

“We're In It Together”: Booz Allen's Talent Strategy Officer Talks Leadership, Inclusivity, and Managing Through Crisis

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Since the COVID-19 pandemic began in March, employees worldwide have been dealing with a broad range of circumstances, challenges, and needs. Some struggle to balance their childcare, school, and their day-to-day jobs while others grapple with isolation. Throughout, people with marginalized identities—in particular, people of color—have experienced disproportionate health impacts and a higher death rate, as well as the effects of structural racism and systemic discrimination.

Promoting Gender Equality in Bangladesh: Gildan's Partnership with Room to Read to Improve Girls' Education and Literacy

Gildan’s continued partnership with Room to Read to support girls’ education and literacy
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As part of its commitment to creating stronger communities, Gildan aims to support education in the regions where it operates, and a crucial factor behind the Company’s efforts lie in promoting more inclusive systems which support gender equality in the classroom. This is especially important across regions located in the Global South, where girls often face more barriers to accessing education.

HanesBrands Leader Gerald Evans Recognized as 2020 Most Admired CEO

Triad Business Journal honoring Evans for outstanding contributions to his company and the Piedmont Triad region of North Carolina
Press Release

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C., July 13, 2020 /3BL Media/ - HanesBrands, a leading global basic apparel marketer under leading consumer brands, announced its Chief Executive Officer Gerald W. Evans Jr. has been recognized as a most-admired CEO in the Piedmont Triad, North Carolina, region with a 2020 C-Suite Award from the Triad Business Journal.

PYXERA Global Offers New Leadership Development Certificate: Leading the Sustainability Transformation

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WASHINGTON, July 13, 2020 /3BL Media/ – PYXERA Global is proud to announce the offering of a new leadership development certificate program. In partnership with WholeWorks, PYXERA Global is launching, “Leading the Sustainability Transformation Professional Certificate Program (LST).” An online, team-based, global program designed to accelerate the type of leadership required to transform traditional businesses into sustainable ones.

Recap: Solutions and Support for Women-led Businesses to Navigate COVID-19

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Close to 90 percent of men and women hold some sort of bias against women according to analysis in UNDP’s Gender Social Norm Index (GSNI) released earlier this year – providing clues to the invisible barriers women face when it comes to achieving equality.

Women-led businesses, for instance, are particularly hard hit by the pandemic as they face structural barriers, limited access to finance, and information asymmetry.

7 Women Reveal How Their Company's Programs Left Them Feeling Empowered

Seven women embrace the power of impact by sharing their experiences participating in leadership and development initiatives at Gildan
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Visionary Leadership in a Chaotic Time - and Why I'm Inspired to Follow

By Jennifer Boynton, Corporate Social Responsibility Content Strategist
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Cisco’s Chairman and CEO, Chuck Robbins, opened his June 1st all-company check-in by admitting he’s leading through uncharted waters. Cisco had held regular weekly check-ins since shelter-in-place orders began in March, to support employees, share information, and answer questions. But this meeting was different. It was a 90-minute “teach-in,” scheduled quickly in response to the killing of George Floyd by Minneapolis police and the resulting nationwide protests.

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