Exchange’s Leigh Roop Named to Diversity Journal’s ‘Women Worth Watching’ for 2015

DALLAS – Leigh Roop, the Army & Air Force Exchange Service’s Executive VP and Chief Human Resources Officer, is one of 160 executive trailblazers named to the Profiles in Diversity Journal’s 13th annual “Women Worth Watching” for 2015.

Nominated by their employers for their passion, potential and positive influence both inside and outside the workplace, the winners represent corporations, government agencies and nonprofits from across North America and Europe.

“In her 25 years with the Exchange, Leigh has served in many different roles in places all around the world,” said the Exchange’s President and COO Mike Howard. “Her diverse experiences and passion for serving Soldiers and Airmen have enabled her to become an extremely effective leader and very deserving of this recognition.”

The “Women Worth Watching” profile will be in the September/October 2014 Profiles in Diversity Journal issue.

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