The 15 executives selected for our Most Powerful Women in Banking: Next list all have remarkable stories. Over the past year each of them has taken on a major project for their company and produced impressive results. Yet none are older than 40.
July 29
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A sneak peek at a podcast launching on American Banker in our Leaders forum. Michal Katz, head of investment and corporate banking in the Americas at Mizuho, discusses leadership with Gemma Postlethwaite, the CEO of American Banker's parent company, Arizent.
July 6
A sneak peek of a new podcast launching on American Banker later this summer as part of our Leaders Forum, where senior voices and innovators will share their leadership experiences and perspectives on business-critical topics. Arizent CEO Gemma Postlethwaite talks with Ernie Johannson, BMO’s Group Head of North American Personal and Business Banking, about leadership during the Covid-19 crisis, organizational agility and lessons in discernment.
June 24
Doug Nielson at U.S. Bank and Jane Barratt at MX explain how men can be more supportive of their female colleagues.
January 20
Can Charlie Scharf fix what ails Wells Fargo? How will Kelly King and Bill Rogers manage the integration of the biggest bank merger since the early 2000s? And will New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy be able to beat back opposition from the banking industry and make good on his promise to create a state-owned bank? Here are 11 leaders to keep an eye on in 2020.
January 12
VantageScore Solutions’ CEO Barrett Burns introduces a video featuring this year’s Most Powerful Women In Banking winners - influential women and their allies who have impacted and elevated the banking and finance industries.
Grainne McNamara, financial services principal at Ernst & Young, explains that bank regulators have already been examining banks' cultures, and that's likely to continue. But banks can still fix culture problems during a pandemic.
March 30
Big succession moves dominated the industry headlines in the past few weeks, as women claimed key chief leadership titles.
October 27
Bank executives at the Most Powerful Women in Banking and Finance gala stressed the importance of male allies in combating gender inequities.
October 9