ALSO IN THE HEADLINES
- Still a trailblazer. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg will lie in state at the U.S. Capitol on Friday—and she will be the first woman to do so. Rosa Parks was the first woman to lie in honor, which is a designation for Americans who did not hold office. NBC News
- Quick bites, quick sale? Quibi, the shortform video app led by CEO Meg Whitman, has seen a disappointing debut during the pandemic. Now the startup, which raised $1.75 billion in funding, is reportedly exploring a sale. Quibi declined to comment. Wall Street Journal
- Keeping it 💯. The Root is out with its annual list of the year's 100 most influential African-Americans. At the top? Nikole Hannah-Jones, the journalist behind the 1619 Project, and Maya Moore, the WNBA player who fought for the release from prison of Jonathan Irons, incarcerated for a crime he didn't commit. The Root
- Listen up. The first episode of Kara Swisher's new NYT podcast "Sway" features an interview with House Speaker Nancy Pelosi. "If the election were held today," Pelosi tells Swisher, "we would win it all." New York Times
MOVERS AND SHAKERS: Vogue promoted digital fashion news director Chioma Nnadi to editor of Vogue.com. Harley-Davidson hired Tyson Foods' Gina Goetter as CFO. Karin Ajmani, former president and chief strategy officer at Progyny, joins Caption Health's board of directors. Prudential Financial hired Truist Financial's Susan Somersille Johnson as CMO. Fastly hired PayPal SVP of people Doniel Sutton as chief people officer.
IN CASE YOU MISSED IT
- Insuring Aviva's future. Amanda Blanc took over as CEO of the U.K.'s second-largest insurer, Aviva, this summer. Blanc is now moving quickly to sell off pieces of the business, including units in France, Italy, and Singapore. The company says it is in "the very early stages of developing its strategy for its continental European and Asian businesses." Bloomberg
- In the market. Chief marketing officers across industries joined Fortune Most Powerful Women for a conversation among their peers about how they have pivoted during the coronavirus pandemic. "Let’s look at everything we have planned and ask ourselves: Is this going to be relevant for these customers right now?" Salesforce CMO Stephanie Buscemi recalls asking. "A lot of it wasn't." Fortune
- On-air apology. Ellen DeGeneres returned to TV yesterday, beginning the new season of her daytime talk show after fallout from allegations of misconduct and mistreatment of employees by the show's executive producers and questions about DeGeneres's own behavior behind the scenes. "The truth is, I am that person that you see on TV,” she said. “I am also a lot of other things. Sometimes I get sad, I get mad, I get anxious, I get frustrated, I get impatient. And I am working on all of that. I am a work in progress." Fortune
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