CHICAGO — After a 2013 partnership between the Chicago Urban League and accounting firm KPMG resulted in a report about corporate diversity in Chicago, the two entities will hold an event Tuesday on the progress blacks have made in board rooms and in executive leadership positions.
The 6 p.m. event will be held in the Atlantic Ballroom at the Radisson Blu Aqua hotel, 221 N. Columbus Drive, and organizers said 400 people are expected to attend.
Participating in the discussion will be John Veihmeyer, global chairman for KPMG International and chairman and CEO of KPMG; Andrea Zopp, president and CEO of the urban league; Billy Dexter, partner in the diversity advisory services unit at Heidrick & Struggles; Luis Nieto, president of Nieto Advisory LLC; Samuel Scott III, former chairman, president and CEO of Corn Products International Inc.; Sheila Talton, president and CEO of Gray Matter Analytics.
Tyronne Stoudemire, principal for Diversity & Inclusion at Mercer, who will moderate the discussion.
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