JP Donlon

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


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New York is the 49th Best State for Business 2013

Previous State: Illinois Next State: California No. 49New York Taxations & Regulations Workforce Quality Living Environment Based on CEO Survey [...]

JP Donlon Best & Worst States May 6 2013

California is the Worst State for Business 2013

Previous State: New York No. 50California Taxations & Regulations Workforce Quality Living Environment Based on CEO Survey by ChiefExecutive.net Key [...]

JP Donlon Best & Worst States May 6 2013

States More Aggressive in Competing With One Another

In Chief Executive’s ninth annual survey of CEO opinion of Best and Worst States in which to do business, Texas leads the way while Florida edges closer; Arizona and Nevada move up while California sinks lower in CEOs’ estimation. Business leaders see states moving on pro-growth policies faster than Washington.

JP Donlon Best & Worst States May 6 2013

2013 Best & Worst States for Business

In Chief Executive’s ninth annual survey of CEO opinion of Best and Worst States in which to do business, Texas leads the way while Florida edges closer; Arizona and Nevada move up while California sinks lower in CEOs’ estimation. Business leaders see states moving on pro-growth policies faster than Washington.

JP Donlon Best & Worst States May 6 2013

What Transformational Leaders Do

David Cote, an unprepossessing leader, who came out of TRW and GE, overcame Honeywell’s dysfunctional culture while re-energizing it with a strategy of unifying ideas and technologies. Simple, but not so simple to do well.

JP Donlon CEO Briefing Newsletter , CEO of the Year July 1 2013

Cote’s Steps to M&A Success

Cote joined Honeywell when it was suffering something of an acquisition-spree hangover, having digested 80 M&As undertaken over the past [...]

JP Donlon CEO Briefing Newsletter July 1 2013

Why David Cote?

With a strong list of finalists, members of the 2013 Chief Executive of the Year selection committee faced a difficult choice, but in the end they concluded that Honeywell’s David Cote merited the top honor.

JP Donlon CEO of the Year July 1 2013

The Man Who Changed TV News Is About to Change It Again

The most reviled CEO in America—at least by the establishment media—was Roger Ailes, who disrupted the TV news industry when he created Fox News, now a profitable and powerful voice that has elbowed its way into American media past established rivals. But is technology threatening to destabilize access as young people increasingly opt to watch online video rather than pay for traditional TV content?

JP Donlon CEO Briefing Newsletter , Leadership & Strategy September 5 2013

CEO Value Maximizers

In the sixth annual ranking of the Chief Executive/Applied Finance Group wealth creators, more and more leaders are showing that they have both the discipline and staying power to sustain real value creation.

JP Donlon Wealth Creators October 30 2013

Meet the Mid-Market CEO Award Winners

Since 1986, Chief Executive has honored outstanding CEOs with its annual Chief Executive of the Year award, a peer-driven award that has honored many extraordinary leaders, from Jack Welch and Bill Gates to Ann Mulcahy of Xerox and David Cote of Honeywell. Over the years, judges have tended to favor leaders of large, complex companies. Chief Executive felt it was time to honor outstanding, mid-market companies that deserve recognition. These enterprises are the backbone of the economy, generate tremendous growth and often become major, global firms in their own right.

JP Donlon Leadership & Strategy , Mid-Market Company October 28 2013

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