by Patricia Sellers, with Jessica Shambora
This is a groundbreaking day in American business. With the decision of Anne Mulcahy to pass the chief executive role at Xerox (XRX) to Ursula Burns, the Fortune 500 has its first ever woman-to-woman CEO hand-off. The transition, due July 1, will also make Burns, 50, the first African-American female CEO in the Fortune 500.
Mulcahy and Burns prove how far women in corporate America have MOREPatricia Sellers - May 21, 2009 4:50 PM ET
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