New TIAA CEO in rare company as Black female Fortune 500 leader

New York (AFP) – Giant US asset manager TIAA named Thasunda Brown Duckett as chief executive, making her the second African American tapped in 2021 to lead a major US enterprise. Duckett is known as one of Wall Street’s most prominent Black executives and serves currently as head of Chase consumer banking at JPMorgan Chase, where she oversees a banking network with more than $600 billion in deposits and 40,000 employees.  Teachers Insurance and Annuity Association of America, or TIAA, which manages $1.3 trillion in assets, hailed Duckett as a “an exceptionally dynamic and inspirational leader,…

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