Clement-Holmes also has been a pioneer in inclusion and diversity. At Procter & Gamble, she served as the first chief diversity officer from 2010-2012. Then, she advanced to become the first African-American woman named to Procter & Gamble's Global Leadership Council.

FREMONT, CA: Fifth Third Bancorp declared the appointment of Linda W. Clement-Holmes as an independent director of Fifth Third Bancorp, effective immediately.

"We are delighted to welcome Linda Clement-Holmes to our Board," stated Greg D. Carmichael, chairman, president and chief executive officer of Fifth Third Bancorp. "As the former chief information officer for The Procter & Gamble Company, one of the world's leading and most innovative consumer products companies, Linda is uniquely positioned to help us advance in the rapidly evolving technological landscape and embrace the opportunities for consumer-oriented financial services. We also welcome her leadership in diversity and inclusion, which will enhance Board oversight of this important area."

In 2018, Clement-Holmes retired from Procter & Gamble after a 35-year career that culminated in chief information officer's role. She is widely acknowledged as a leader in information technology, information security as well as digital and IT strategy. She also has been listed in Computerworld's Premier 100 IT Leaders, Uptown Professional's Top 100 Executives, and Black Enterprise magazine's Top Executives. She is a fellow at the IT Senior Management Forum and a recipient of multiple awards, including the Howard University Global Visionary Leadership Award.

Clement-Holmes also has been a pioneer in inclusion and diversity. At Procter & Gamble, she served as the first chief diversity officer from 2010-2012. Then, she advanced to become the first African-American woman named Procter & Gamble's Global Leadership Council.

"I am very pleased to join the Fifth Third Board," said Clement-Holmes. "Fifth Third is recognized as a digital innovator and is on record in its commitment to be part of the solution on racial equity," said Clement-Holmes. "I'm excited about the opportunity to help lead the Bank boldly into its next chapter." Clement-Holmes will serve on the Technology Committee.