‘We need to do more’: Seven high-ranking Black women leave Wells Fargo

At least seven Black female senior executives have left Wells Fargo in the past 12 months, depleting the pipeline of women executives of color to the bank’s most senior positions.Two went to work at Citigroup, which just announced the first female CEO of a major U.S. bank. One went to work at American Express, reporting to one of the most senior Black men in finance. Another left for Equifax. Two people with direct knowledge of the matter say the bank’s culture around race and gender was a factor in why some of the Black women left.Some were brought in to right the ship after the bank’s sales …

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