After hanging their combat boots and uniforms, these Black veterans are now protecting assets of Americans on corporate boards

Mohammed Awal Nov 13, 2019 at 12:30pm

November 13, 2019 at 12:30 pm | Opinions & Features

Mohammed Awal

Mohammed Awal

November 13, 2019 at 12:30 pm | Opinions & Features

Colin Powell, former U.S. secretary of state, speaks during a Bloomberg Television interview in Washington, D.C., U.S., on Friday, May 24, 2013. Powell, who served in three Republican administrations, said U.S. President Barack's Obama's National Defense University speech "made it clear that there are still enemies out there" but the U.S. has to be "more careful" with the use of force, "especially with respect to drones." Photographer: Andrew Harrer

They chose military service to protect America and after their tours of duty including being in the frontlines these black veterans are applying their leadership qualities and strategic thinking to project corporate America.

They were drafted into board service to protect assets of shareholders at some of the largest publicly traded corporations on the S&P 500.

In this article, Face2Face Africa takes a look at some of these black veterans deploying their years of strategic and leadership shrewdness to develop detailed plans to ensure a successful outcome in securing America into the corporate environment.

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