Women in Banking

Her work here is done: CEO leaving Bank Leumi after transforming it

10/24/19

Rakefet Russak-Aminoach, who will leave the company at the end of the month, has raised net profit and lowered costs by revamping its technology and culture.

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It’s a ‘lonely walk’ to the top at FDIC for a woman of color

10/24/19

Arleas Upton Kea shares her 30-year journey to become the first African-American woman to serve as deputy to the FDIC chairman and chief operating officer.

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The cost of being crass and a broken rung on the career ladder

10/21/19

Fisher Investments is out more than $1 billion following Ken Fisher’s controversial remarks at a conference. Where do men pull ahead of women in promotions? Right from the start. Plus, a girls’ high school soccer team makes national news.

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Female CFOs brought in $1.8 trillion more than male peers

10/17/19

Within the first 24 months of appointing female CFOs, companies saw, on average, a 6% increase in profits and an 8% better stock return, compared to performance under male predecessors.

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Calling all allies: What women in banking say is key to progress

10/09/19

Bank executives at the Most Powerful Women in Banking and Finance gala stressed the importance of male allies in combating gender inequities.

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The need for male allies and other highlights of the 2019 Most Powerful Women gala

10/07/19

The awards gala was a who's who in banking, both at the podium and in the audience. The FHFA settles the sexual harassment complaint involving Mel Watt. And an OCC veteran talks about her career.

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Women in Banking rolls on, new CEO for Wells, GSE reform: Top stories of the week

10/04/19

The ‘Unsinkable Cathy Bessant’; Thasunda Duckett’s rising star takes center stage; the challenges facing Wells Fargo chief Charles Scharf; Fannie, Freddie to retain $45B in capital; and more from this week’s most-read stories.

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Bank executives seek allies in fight for gender equality

10/04/19

Speakers at the Most Powerful Women in Banking and Finance gala stressed the need to use their power to help the next generation of women as well as enlist others in seeking gender parity.

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On bravery: Bank of America's Cathy Bessant

10/03/19

Cathy Bessant, American Banker's Most Powerful Women in Banking, discussed the difference between fearlessness and bravery at the 2019 gala.

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'Use your power to make a difference': Zions Bancorp's Linderman

10/03/19

Words of wisdom from Lifetime achievement honoree LeeAnne Linderman, who was honored at American Banker's Most Powerful Women in Banking and Finance gala.

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