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In a post George Floyd America, many companies were quick to publish press releases, make sizable donations, and announce a renewed commitment to racial equity. Some executives like Reddit co-founder Alexis Ohanian even went as far as resigning to make room for Black people on Reddit’s board. Research published by Spencer Stuart Board Index shows corporate America is starting to make good on their diversity promise by hiring a record number of Black directors. The U.S. Board Index Report showed last year, one-third (33 percent) of all new

SEATTLE - Alaska Air Group, Inc. announced the appointment of Adrienne Lofton to the company's board of directors. Lofton, a marketing and retail omnichannel veteran who has extensive experience transforming some of the nation's best-known consumer brands, will also serve on the boards of the company's airline subsidiaries Alaska Airlines, Inc. and Horizon Air Industries, Inc. Lofton is the vice president of global brand marketing at Google, where she oversees the integrated consumer experience for Google's platforms & ecosystems portfolio (inclusive of Android, Chrome, Google Play and Education).

WWE has named Steve Pamon to its Board of Directors. In a statement released by WWE, Chairman and CEO Vince McMahon said, "Steve brings an extraordinary track record from the media and entertainment industry and is an accomplished senior executive. I am confident his experience and insights will add tremendous value to our company." Pamon is President and COO of Beyonce's Parkwood Entertainment. Throughout his tenure, he has achieved critical and commercial success as evident in the Super Bowl 50 Halftime Show, Lemonade visual album, The Formation World Tour, Netflix’s Homecoming documentary

Effective October 1, Under Armour announced Wes Moore will serve on its Board of Directors. Moore, 41, is a New York Times bestselling author and founder of the Robin Hood foundation, a nonprofit that has dispersed more than $3 billion to fight injustices in education, health, housing and expanding career opportunities. “I’m excited to join the extraordinary team at Under Armour. Throughout my career, I have worked at the intersection of business and community helping to drive value for a dynamic and broad base of stakeholders,” said Moore.