Angela Guy, L’Oréal USA senior vice president of Diversity and Inclusion, has been named by Savoy Magazine as one of its 2012 Top Influential Women in Corporate America. A special issue will showcase a cross section of successful business leaders and executives who have made positive influences on their companies and surrounding communities.
“The Savoy 2012 Top Influential Women in Corporate America issue is one of the most comprehensive and accomplished lists of African-American women executives ever assembled in a magazine,” said L.P. Green II, publisher of Savoy Magazine. “The executives showcased in this issue represent a range of expertise, industries, global brands and America’s largest corporations. Celebrating the diligence, leadership and success of African-American women inspires us all.”
In her role, Guy is responsible for shaping the diversity efforts for L’Oréal USA as a business imperative that ultimately contributes to the company’s success. Prior to this position, Guy was the SVP and general manager of SoftSheen-Carson, the #1 ethnic haircare brand in the world and part of the L’Oréal USA Consumer Products Division.
“I am honored to be featured in Savoy Magazine’s Top Influential Women in Corporate America,” stated Guy. “In the office of Diversity and Inclusion our goal is to add value to the divisions and business units of L’Oréal USA by identifying, developing and supporting role-modeling initiatives that position our company as a market leader, an employer of choice and a responsible corporate citizen.”
Guy is a firm believer in the “lift as we climb” philosophy and is committed to several charitable initiatives in her personal life such as Harvest of Hope Family Services, Network Inc., Foster and Adoptive Family Services and Womanspace Inc.
“We all have the power to make a difference” explained Guy. “I truly believe that all things happen for a reason and if you have the passion and drive you can achieve your dreams.”
Guy has also been recognized as Savoy Magazine’s 100 Most Influential Blacks in Corporate America, a Black Enterprise Power Player as well as one of its 75 Most Powerful Women in Business, and one of The Network Journal’s 25 Influential Black Women in Business, to name a few.