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  • Title
    President and CEO
  • Affiliation
    Progressive
  • Age
    56
  • 2019 Rank
    11

A significant decline in vehicle miles traveled because of COVID-19 restrictions has made for good business at Progressive, with far fewer accident claims to pay out. But even before the pandemic, the Cleveland-based insurer was trending upward under Griffith’s leadership: Since she took over as CEO in 2016, the company’s stock has nearly tripled. The former head of HR is also proud of her gender-balanced board.

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