Clark to Become First Female CEO of US Chamber of Commerce

She will succeed Thomas J. Donohue, who led the world’s largest business federation for 24 years.

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The U.S. Chamber of Commerce has appointed Suzanne Clark as its next CEO, the first woman to hold the position.

Clark, who's currently president of the U.S. Chamber, will succeed Thomas J. Donohue. The position is effective on March 11.Suzanne ClarkSuzanne ClarkU.S. Chamber of Commerce

Clark was named president in June 2019. She serves on the boards of agricultural equipment maker AGCO and TransUnion, a global risk and credit information provider.

Donohue served as CEO of the U.S. Chamber for 24 years.

The Chamber of Commerce is the world’s largest business federation, representing more than 3 million businesses as well as state and local chambers and industry associations.

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