Pioneers

Reginald F. Lewis and the Making of a Billion Dollar Empire

02/16/2018 | 26m 48s

Pioneers: Reginald F. Lewis and the Making of a Billion Dollar Empire chronicles the life of business pioneer Reginald F. Lewis. Lewis rose to prominence as a lawyer and leader of the global food company TLC Beatrice International. Lewis was the first African American to close an overseas billion dollar leveraged buyout deal with a global conglomerate of 64 companies in 31 countries.

Aired: 02/16/18

Rating: NR

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Major support for Pioneers: Reginald F. Lewis and the Making of a Billion Dollar Empire has been provided by Tarrus and Kimberly Richardson, Robert F. Smith, David J. Grain, the Kappa Alpha Psi Foundation, Inc., and Dale LeFebvre. See complete list of all funders.