Facing His Own Deadline, Gary Vaynerchuk Updates His Pledge to Hire Black Executives

The CEO of VaynerMedia is trying to make good on a commitment from last summer

Walter Geer (l.) says more than 45,000 people tuned in for his conversation with Gary Vaynerchuk (r.). Walter Geer, Bloomberg/Getty

Last summer, Gary Vaynerchuk said he intended to add two Black leaders to VaynerMedia’s C-suite by the first quarter of 2021, ideally by Jan. 1.

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