|Pamela A. Thomas-Graham|
|Born||Pamela A. Thomas
June 24, 1963 
|Residence||Chappaqua, New York and Manhattan|
|Alma mater||Harvard University (B.A., 1985)
Harvard Business School (MBA, 1988)
Harvard Law School (JD, 1989)
|Occupation||Credit Suisse executive|
Pamela Thomas-Graham (born June 24, 1963) is an African-American businesswoman, corporate leader, and author. She was a senior executive at Credit Suisse, where she served as the bank's 10-member Executive Board until October 2015. On July 1, 2016 Credit Suisse announced that Thomas-Graham was leaving the bank. In August 2016, Thomas-Graham was elected by the Clorox Company board of directors as the lead independent director at the $5.7 billion Fortune 500 Company. Previously, she served as a partner at McKinsey and Company, President and CEO of CNBC and Group President of Liz Claiborne.
Early life and education
Thomas-Graham began her career at Goldman, Sachs & Co., where she was a summer associate in the investment banking division while she was student at Harvard Business School. In 1995, she was the first African American woman to become partner at the international management consulting firm McKinsey & Company.
In 1999, Thomas-Graham joined NBC as president of CNBC.com and in 2001, she became chief executive of the cable TV network CNBC. Her successful launch of the network's business website became a Harvard Business School Case study authored by Harvard Business School Professor Rosabeth Moss Kanter. In September 2005, she left CNBC and was hired as president of Liz Claiborne, Inc.
In January 2010, Thomas-Graham joined the Executive Board of Credit Suisse as Chief Talent, Branding and Communications Officer. In August 2016, she was elected by the Clorox Company to serve as the Lead independent director of the Clorox Company's board of directors.
Thomas-Graham is the creator and owner of Dandelion Chandelier, a blog that explores the intersection of luxury, marketing and technology. https://dandelionchandelier.com/
Thomas-Graham and her husband have three children and live in New York.
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