Aug 01, 2018 · Beth Ford, the newly-appointed CEO of Land O'Lakes, became the first openly gay woman to lead a Fortune 500 company on Wednesday. She's also one of Author: Mark Abadi. Mar 17, 2015 · Ford Motor Company’s Support of Gay & Lesbian Causes-Truth! Summary of eRumor: This widely circulated eRumor is a forward of an alert from the American Family Association, a Conservative watchdog group in Mississippi. It urges a boycott of Ford Motor Company because of the company’s support of various gay and lesbian efforts.Author: Rich Buhler & Staff.
2. She Is One of the Most Successful Openly Gay Women in the World. Ford’s appointment to the role of CEO was also significant because of her sexuality. She is the first openly gay woman and only the second openly gay businessperson to become a CEO of a Fortune 500 company. The other person is Apple’s Tim Cook. Jul 27, 2018 · This week, Land O'Lakes made headlines by naming Beth Ford its first female CEO. But Ford's appointment marks another milestone: she is also the first openly gay woman CEO .
Jun 29, 2019 · Looking back, he says that losing out on the CEO position took a heavy emotional toll. He wanted to quit but stayed at the insistence of Ford’s chairman and incoming CEO.Author: Ruth Umoh. Oct 30, 2014 · CEOs who are openly gay. Published Thu, Oct 30 2014 11:11 AM which means he is the first openly gay CEO of a company included in the FTSE 100—the 100 companies on the London Stock Exchange Author: CNBC.Com Staff.