Congratulations to Mary Barra who was named this week as the next CEO of General Motors and the first woman to lead a global automaker! To learn more about this trailblazer, check out the NY Times story, "New G.M. Chief Is Company Woman, Born to It" at http://nyti.ms/1buCrop
Robert L. (Louis) Johnson (b.1946) is an American businessman, media magnate, executive, philanthropist and investor. He is the founder of Black Entertainment Television, which was sold to Viacom in 2001 for a reported $3 billion. He remained BET CEO until 2006. He also founded The RLJ Companies, a holding company that invests in various business sectors. Johnson is the former majority owner of the Charlotte Bobcats. He was the first African-American billionaire.