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Indra K. Nooyi

How CEOs are responding to Donald Trump's win

How CEOs are responding to Donald Trump's win

Starbucks Chief Executive Howard Schultz may have spoken for many corporate CEOs when he said in a memo to employees that he was "stunned" about the election outcome.

But as the news of Trump's win gave way to planning for his transition, the reality appears to be taking hold, and corporations are navigating how to respond in the aftermath of a historic election that proved explosively divisive. On the campaign trail, Trump bashed several U.S. companies. Rhetoric about women and minorities from Trump's campaign, his supporters or his past create a minefield for corporations that have touted their diversity and inclusion policies. Some CEOs or corporate officials who have...