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CEO Material

Leading black executives and their career prospects

ANN FUDGE
The first black woman to crack the top corporate ranks, she heads Philip Morris' Maxwell House Coffee unit.

PROSPECTS: Very strong candidate.


RICHARD NANULA
After starring at Disney, he joined Starwood Hotels this year as president.

PROSPECTS: He's young (37), but he's top-notch.


FRANKLIN RAINES
Will get the CEO post at Fannie Mae on Jan. 1 after two years heading the Office of Management & Budget.

PROSPECTS: He's cracked the ceiling.


A. BARRY RAND
Top sales exec quit Xerox on Nov. 14, a year after the company hired Richard Thoman as CEO-in-waiting.

PROSPECTS: He'll find a great job--but maybe not as CEO.


ROY ROBERTS
Heads General Motors' North American sales and marketing.

PROSPECTS: The best of any black in the industry, but still not great.


LLOYD WARD
Former Pepsi exec was named Maytag's president last February.

PROSPECTS: The CEO job is his to lose.



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