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Portrait de Virginia Rometty
Age : 59
Public asset : 29,834,106 USD
Country of residence : Unknown
Linked companies : International Business Machines Corp.

Summary 
Ms. Virginia M. Rometty is Chairman, President & Chief Executive Officer at International Business Machines Corp., a Member at Council on Foreign Relations, Inc., a Member at Peter G. Peterson Institute for International Economics, a Member of President's Export Council and a Member at The Business Roundtable.

She is on the Board of Directors at American Productivity & Quality Center, Inc., Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, Technology Ceo Council and Northwestern University. Ms. Rometty was previously employed as Senior Vice President by IBM Global Business Services, GM-Strategy, Marketing & Sales Operations by IBM Global Services, and Chief Executive Officer by IBM World Trade Corp. (New York).

She also served on the board at American International Group, Inc.

She received her undergraduate degree from Northwestern University.


Current positions of Virginia Rometty 
NameTitle Since
International Business Machines Corp.
(IT Services & Consulting)
Chairman, President & Chief Executive Officer 1981
Northwestern University Trustee -
Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center Director -
American Productivity & Quality Center, Inc. Director -
Technology Ceo Council Director -
Council on Foreign Relations, Inc. Member -
Peter G. Peterson Institute for International Economics Member -
The Business Roundtable Member -
President's Export Council Member -


Holdings of Virginia Rometty 
NameEquities%Valuation
International Business Machines Corporation (IBM)
IT Services & Consulting
205,6390.022%29,834,106 USD


Virginia Rometty : Personal Network 
NameLinked companies
Hutham S. Olayan International Business Machines Corp.
Peter G. Peterson Institute for International Economics
Council on Foreign Relations, Inc.
Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
Andrew Liveris International Business Machines Corp.
Peter G. Peterson Institute for International Economics
President's Export Council
The Business Roundtable
James W. Owens International Business Machines Corp.
The Business Roundtable
Council on Foreign Relations, Inc.
Peter G. Peterson Institute for International Economics
W. McNerney International Business Machines Corp.
President's Export Council
Northwestern University
The Business Roundtable
Sidney Taurel International Business Machines Corp.
The Business Roundtable
Kenneth Chenault International Business Machines Corp.
The Business Roundtable
Shirley Ann Jackson International Business Machines Corp.
Council on Foreign Relations, Inc.
Peter R. Voser International Business Machines Corp.
Peter G. Peterson Institute for International Economics
Alex Gorsky International Business Machines Corp.
The Business Roundtable
Lee J. Styslinger Northwestern University
The Business Roundtable
Council on Foreign Relations, Inc.


Biography of Virginia Rometty 
Virginia Marie "Ginni" Rometty (born July 29, 1957) is an American business executive. She is the current Chairwoman and CEO of IBM, and the first woman to head the company. and she was ranked tenth on Forbes magazine's "World's 100 Most Powerful Women" in 2014. She was also named to the Time 100 in 2012, and was included in the 50 Most Influential list of Bloomberg Markets magazine in September 2012.

Early life and education
Rometty graduated from the Robert R. McCormick School of Engineering and Applied Science at Northwestern University in 1979 with high honors, receiving a bachelor's degree in computer science and electrical engineering. Rometty was a member of the Kappa Kappa Gamma sorority, eventually serving as its president.

Career
After graduation in 1979, Rometty went to work for General Motors Institute; in 1981, she joined IBM as a systems engineer in its Detroit office. She joined IBM's Consulting Group in 1991. In 2002, she "championed the purchase of the big business consulting firm, PricewaterhouseCoopers Consulting, for $3.5 billion." Rometty became senior vice president and group executive for sales, marketing and strategy in 2009.

On October 25, 2011, IBM announced that she was to be the company's next president and CEO, with Sam Palmisano stepping down but retaining his position as chairman. a council member at the Latin America Conservation Council, a subsidiary of The Nature Conservancy; and on The Deming Cup's committee at Columbia Business School, which recognizes individuals for operational excellence. She also served on the Board of Directors of AIG from 2006 until 2009.

In 2014, Rometty was featured in the PBS documentary The Boomer List.

Also in 2014, Rometty became the third female member of the Augusta National golf club.

Personal life
Rometty is married to Mark Anthony Rometty, a principal investor in the Bam Oil Company, and the couple has no children.



Source @ Wikipedia



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US Middle East Project, Inc.
Council on Foreign Relations, Inc.
Arab Bankers Association of North America


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