ATLANTA – Savoy Magazine announced their 2012 Top 100 Most Influential Blacks in Corporate America in their 11th Anniversary Spring issue. The full list can be viewed online at SavoyNetwork.com. The Savoy Top 100 is the definitive listing of African American influencers and achievers impacting corporate America. Kenneth I. Chenault, CEO of American Express graces the cover of the Savoy spring issue and includes an exclusive interview.
“This year’s Top 100 features an elite group of executives entrusted with leadership at the highest levels of America’s corporations,” said L.P. Green, II, Publisher of Savoy Magazine. “Savoy is proud to feature professionals boldly redefining and representing leadership in their respective organizations through the Top 100 list.”
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 2012 “Top 100 Most Influential” listing based upon their exemplary record of accomplishments and influence while working to better their community and inspire others.