Most Influential Black Corporate Director - Lloyd Emerson Johnson

2 min readNov 9, 2021

Once every five years, Savoy Magazine, one of the leading business magazines reporting on African American successes, compiles a list of the ‘Most Influential Black Corporate Directors.’ The men and women on this list are recognized for their innovative and transformative leadership skills. I am pleased and honored that I have been chosen to be featured in Savoy’s 2021 Most Influential Black Corporate Directors. Savoy recognized my service on the boards of Beazer Homes, Apogee Enterprises and Haemonetics corporation and it is an honor to be among such a prestigious list of executives and influencers driving excellence in boardrooms across the globe.

Savoy Magazine wrote about the individuals selected for this recognition, and highlighted each of our accomplishments.

“In this edition, we assembled an elite representation of African American men and women recognized for their executive and business leadership in national and global-leading corporations. These innovative trailblazers have led efforts to foster growth for some of the country’s highest-performing companies throughout and beyond the US market. It is our duty and honor to chronicle these inspiring executives, their distinguished careers, and the corporations that demonstrate inclusive board composition in Savoy.

“Lloyd E. Johnson retired as Global Managing Director, Finance and Audit for Accenture.

“In this role, his oversight responsibilities leveraged his expertise in strategy, finance, M&A, risk management and international operations.

“Prior to joining Accenture, Johnson served as Executive Director, Mergers and Acquisitions and General Auditor for Delphi Corporation. His career spans 35 years in key finance leadership positions of increasing responsibility with large global enterprises. He now contributes his leadership and extensive global experience in finance, strategy and related areas through his board service and community endeavors.

“Johnson has also served as Chairman of the Board of AARP Foundation and is a Director on the National Board of AARP.

“Johnson has received numerous awards and recognitions during the course of his career.

“Johnson holds an MBA from Duke University Fuqua Graduate School of Business. He also holds a Masters of Accountancy and Bachelor’s degree from The University of South Carolina.”




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