Tricia Griffith

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Tricia Griffith
Born 1964
Education Wharton School of Business
Alma mater Illinois State University
Wharton School of Business
Occupation Business executive
Employer Progressive (CEO, president)

Tricia Griffith (born 1964) is a business executive currently serving as the CEO and president of Progressive.[1] She was appointed to the roles in May 2016, and became CEO on July 1, 2016.[2] The appointment received a degree of press.[3][4] She replaced Glenn Renwick.[5]

In 2016 Fortune named her No. 18 on its annual most powerful women in business list.[1] She was the highest ranking new addition to the list that year.[6]

Early life and education[edit]

She attended Illinois State University for her undergraduate degree, and then took part in the advanced management program at University of Pennsylvania, Wharton School of Business.[7]

Career[edit]

Griffith became claims representative at Progressive in 1988, and after a number of managerial positions, became the Chief Human Resources Officer in 2002.[8]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Most Powerful Women". fortune.com. Fortune. 2016. Retrieved December 27, 2016.
  2. ^ Holm, Erik (May 13, 2016). "Progressive's New CEO Adds to 'Uncertainty'". The Wall Street Journal. Retrieved December 27, 2016.
  3. ^ Suttell, Scott (December 17, 2016). "Newsmaker of the Year: Changing face of C-suites". www.crainscleveland.com. Crain's Cleveland Business. Retrieved December 27, 2016.
  4. ^ Suttell, Scott (May 17, 2016). "Progressive Corp. to pay new CEO $700,000 a year in base salary". www.crainscleveland.com. Crain's Cleveland Business. Retrieved December 27, 2016.
  5. ^ Orr, Emma (May 12, 2016). "Progressive Promotes Griffith to Replace Renwick as CEO". Bloomberg Businessweek. Retrieved December 27, 2016.
  6. ^ "Most powerful women newcomers - 2016". Fortune. September 8, 2016. Retrieved December 27, 2016.
  7. ^ Farber, Madeline (September 16, 2016). "This Ivy League School Has Produced the Most Powerful Businesswomen". Fortune. Retrieved December 27, 2016.
  8. ^ "Tricia Griffith", progressive.com, retrieved January 16, 2017