Ursula Burns

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White House Invites CEOs for Lunch—Then Bills Them

(Newser) - Four top CEOs who sat down to lunch with President Obama at the White House have an unusual memento: the bill for their meals. White House staffers collected the credit card numbers of the executives from Coke, Xerox, AT&T, and Honeywell so they could pay up afterward, Politico reports.... More »

Xerox CEO Shuffle Historic for Women

First female-to-female handoff at big firm; first black woman in role

(Newser) - The announcement that Ursula Burns will replace Anne Mulcahy as head of Xerox is brimming with historical significance, writes Patricia Sellers in Fortune. Not only is it the first woman-to-woman CEO handoff in Fortune 500 history, but Burns will be the first black woman to head a Fortune 500 company.... More »

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