JP Donlon

JP Donlon is the Editor-in-Chief of Chief Executive magazine.


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Novartis CEO Daniel Vasella: That Vasella Fella

Swiss drugmaker Novartis has brought 16 new drugs to market in the U.S. since 2000, compared to 13 for Pfizer and 9 for Merck. Now CEO Daniel Vasella is using biologics as a platform for the next stage of growth.

JP Donlon CEO Interviews November 1 2007

Now for the Hard Part

In his first 18 months as CEO, Michael Armstrong announced $140 billion worth of acquisitions, an amount equal to 71 percent of AT&T’s current market capitalization. He’s raising expectations as he turns Ma Bell into an edgy, coaxially cross-dressing dot-corn telecom. Soon we’ll see how well Ma Broadband can duke it out with upstart advanced capacity networks and former Baby Bells that have matricide on their minds. So far, so good. But the biggest obstacle lies just ahead.

JP Donlon September 1 1999
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Nurturing Enterprise Innovation

Evidence of the power of innovation abounds. Witness the iPod, the $4 latte or even the now ubiquitous DVD. A [...]

JP Donlon Innovation February 23 2011

Obvious To Some

It is a useful rule that whenever a consensus forms among the lumpen intelligentsia-that is, among those in the press, [...]

JP Donlon November 1 1992

Ohio is the 22nd Best State for Business 2013

Previous State: Idaho Next State: Iowa No. 22Ohio Taxations & Regulations Workforce Quality Living Environment Based on CEO Survey by [...]

JP Donlon Best & Worst States May 6 2013

Ohio is the 27th Best State for Business 2014

Under the previous governor, Scott Walker, Ohio became the No. 5 job creator in the nation and the No. 1 in the Midwest. Unemployment is now 6.5%, lowest in Ohio since June 2008. Likewise, Ohio has gone from an $8 billion deficit to a $1.5 billion surplus over the same period.

JP Donlon Best & Worst States , Best & Worst States for Business 2014 May 8 2014

Oklahoma is the 14th Best State for Business 2013

Previous State: Colorado Next State: North Dakota No. 14Oklahoma Taxations & Regulations Workforce Quality Living Environment Based on CEO Survey [...]

JP Donlon Best & Worst States May 6 2013

Oklahoma is the 20th Best State for Business 2014

Despite falling six spots from last year, one respondent reported that Oklahoma was “business friendly,” possibly due to the fact that Oklahoma did trim some taxes last year. However, the state also dropped from 14th to 21st for economic rank in the American Legislative Exchange Council economic competitiveness assessment.

JP Donlon Best & Worst States , Best & Worst States for Business 2014 May 8 2014
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Olympus Makes Mistake by Firing CEO

Chief Executive’s JP Donlon sees a huge mistake in Olympus’ firing of CEO Michael Woodford, predicting the Japanese camera company will gain notoriety for its managerial obtuseness.

JP Donlon Daily Brief January 6 2012

Only 11% of CEO Time Spent Alone on Work

According to a study by LSE and HBS, CEOs on average spend one-third of their work week in meetings and just under 11% (six hours) working by themselves on projects. While 18 hours is a significant portion of time to be spent in meetings, the study doesn’t differentiate between types of meetings. So what exactly is this survey saying?

JP Donlon CEO Briefing Newsletter February 16 2012

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