The Wall Street Journal, February 25, 2021, TIAA Names JPMorgan’s Thasunda Brown Duckett as CEO
Teachers Insurance and Annuity Association of America named JPMorgan Chase & Co.’s Thasunda Brown Duckett as president and chief executive, tapping a powerful consumer banker and one of Wall Street’s most-prominent Black executives.
As CEO of Chase Consumer Banking, Ms. Duckett oversees a sprawling network of 4,900 branches, more than $600 billion in deposits and 40,000 employees. She led Chase’s first retail-branch expansion in a decade, extended its digital offerings and pushed the bank to help improve customers’ financial literacy. Ms. Duckett has also been a leading voice among bankers in the need to close the wealth gap between white and Black Americans.