JP Donlon

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


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Zeneca’s Growth Prescription

The search for shareholder value is pushing some drug makers to consolidate to create mega-ceutical giants, But others believe value will come from a focus on core capabilities. Either way, relying on blockbuster drugs is no longer enough. Zeneca CEO Sir David Barnes diagnoses the challenges ahead.

JP Donlon April 1 1998

Zen and the Art of “Motorcycle” Marketing

Desperate to pierce the clutter of multiple messages, companies are taking a page from the sports marketers playbook-advancing their messages in the form of sponsorship of the arts. museums, and all manner of social and community causes. Does cause-related or “intellectual” marketing work? Since hard measures are nonexistent, much depends on. one’s expectations. CE gathered CEOs in both the profit and nonprofit world to compare notes.

JP Donlon October 1 1998

Wyoming is the 20th Best State for Business 2013

Previous State: Kansas Next State: Idaho No. 20Wyoming Taxations & Regulations Workforce Quality Living Environment Based on CEO Survey by [...]

JP Donlon Best & Worst States May 6 2013

WPP’s Martin Sorrell Pushes Back Against Investor Backlash Over CEO Pay

Investor unhappiness with executive compensation is not new, but CEO pushback, particularly in public is. Investor groups including ISS and [...]

JP Donlon CEO Briefing Newsletter June 18 2012

Witness At The Revolution

Do ideas have consequences? John Kenneth Galbraith was fond of quoting John Meynard Keynes’ observation that all businessmen, believing themselves [...]

JP Donlon August 1 1997

Witch Hunt or Failure of Nerve?

Writing in The American Spectator  (€˜White Collar Witch Hunt,” September 2005) the Cato Institute’s Stephen Moore asked why “Republicans so [...]

JP Donlon Conversations with the Editor June 13 2006

Wisconsin is the 17th Best State for Business 2013

Previous State: Alabama Next State: South Dakota No. 17Wisconsin Taxations & Regulations Workforce Quality Living Environment Based on CEO Survey [...]

JP Donlon Best & Worst States May 6 2013

Will Growth Become the Real Election Casualty?

Wounded by the war in Iraq, embarrassed by Katrina and rendered inert by his decision to stick by Defense Secretary [...]

JP Donlon Conversations with the Editor November 14 2006

Will a Facebook IPO Trigger a New Wave in Business?

Venture capitalists can be a bipolar lot. Elation is often followed by depression followed by another emotional high. This quarter’s Silicon Valley Venture Capitalist Index declined for the third consecutive quarter, landing at a 3.27 out of 5. Yet, the outlook may not be as dire as this index may imply.

JP Donlon CEO Briefing Newsletter , Technology February 2 2012

Why Transformations Are Tough and What the Lessons Are for CEOs

“Former Apple executive and current JCPenney chief Ron Johnson is getting a taste of what it’s like to run a [...]

JP Donlon CEO Briefing Newsletter June 6 2012

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