Advice and Insight from Women Executives

After years of conducting interviews for our WE Women Executives series, I find that looking back over my conversations in aggregate often provides new insights and reflection. 2017 has been a very busy year for WE Interviews and also for our new interview series, C-Suite Insights. I wanted to share some of the highlights of past interviews as 2017 winds down and we begin to look ahead to 2018. Continue reading

WE Interviews – Anne Ackerley


Anne Ackerley
Head of BlackRock’s U.S.
and Canada Defined Distribution Group

As BlackRock’s head of the Defined Contribution Business in the U.S. and Canada, Anne Ackerley has an impressive charge, overseeing a $650 billion business with approximately 100 direct reports. Serving employers in the U.S. and Canada, from the largest to the smallest DC plans, the Defined Contribution Business operates across the spectrum. Ackerley’s group works with consultants as well as financial advisors, all with the intent of helping them get their employees prepared for retirement. The business provides a range of services, from investment advice and information on how to structure a 401(k) plan, to guidance for getting employees to save more. Continue reading