Indian-American Sonia Syngal becomes CEO of GAP Inc

WASHINGTON: On a day the US Presidential election field was decreased to three previous white gentlemen, America’s major clothing retailer Hole Inc named Indian-American Sonia Syngal as its new CEO, marking a scarce elevation of a lady – and a lady of color at that — in the white male-dominated corporate world.

The India-born Syngal, who moved to Canada and later on to the US with her spouse and children when she was a child, is the best ranked Indian-American feminine CEO of a Fortune 500 firm soon after Indra Nooyi stepped down as PepsiCo head in 2018. Hole Inc, which has revenues of $eighteen billon, is ranked 186th in the Fortune 500 listing. It is at present major specialty retailer in the United States, with roughly a hundred thirty five,000 staff members and three,727 outlets around the world, like 2400 in the U.S.

Syngal, forty nine, has labored in

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