Jennifer Pellet

As editor-at-large at Chief Executive magazine, Jennifer Pellet writes feature stories and CEO roundtable coverage and also edits various sections of the publication.


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DIY Brand Building

Tom Duncan The Challenge. You’re a manufacturing company looking to make headway in a market saturated with established brands. Like [...]

Jennifer Pellet Branding , Marketing & Sales February 15 2012
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Positec CEO Tom Duncan: DIY Brand Building

Based in Suzhou, China, $350 million Positec Tool was once primarily a contract manufacturer, making private label tools for home improvement chains like Home Depot and Lowe’s, as well as brands like Black & Decker. Here Chief Executive interviews Positec CEO Tom Duncan.

Jennifer Pellet CEO Interviews February 15 2012

Covance: Tactics for Talent Troubles

Covance’s Joe Herring Innovation has always been near and dear to pharmaceutical heavyweights, such as Pfizer and Eli Lilly, whose [...]

Jennifer Pellet Talent Management February 10 2012
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Covance CEO Joe Herring: Tactics for Talent Troubles

Contract research organizations (CROs), like Covance, have benefitted from once cost-be-damned pharmaceutical companies’ new focus on budget. Chief Executive interviews Joe Herring, CEO of $2.8 billion Princeton, N.J.-based Covance, which focuses on driving cost and time out of the development process.

Jennifer Pellet CEO Interviews February 10 2012

CEOs Tackle Technology

In November, more than 65 CEOs gathered in Silicon Valley to assess how mobile, cloud, social media and analytic technologies [...]

Jennifer Pellet Technology January 27 2012
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Study Says CEOs Disappoint as Board Members, But Numbers Tell a Different Story

A recent survey suggests that sitting CEOs may actually be less effective directors than non-CEOs, citing the responses of 79 percent of directors who said sitting CEOs were no more effective in the role than non-CEOs.

Jennifer Pellet Boards of Directors , CEO Life , Governance/Compliance December 5 2011

Saved in Space

Iridium’s Matt Desch In 2000, talk swirled around a literal flame-out faced by satellite telephone company Iridium. Unable to find [...]

Jennifer Pellet Leadership & Strategy November 10 2011

Rules for Leaders

  Leader to Leader Institute’s Frances Hesselbein Tapped to lead the Girl Scouts of the USA in 1976, Frances Hesselbein [...]

Jennifer Pellet November 2 2011
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What’s Next for China?

Already the world’s second-largest economy, China’s future—and the future of companies doing business there—depends on overcoming significant hurdles.Here’s what CEOs had to say at a roundtable at the CEO of the Year.

Jennifer Pellet China , Global Business October 14 2011
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M&A Takeaways

While many expected the global recession to be a challenging time for deal-making, a recent study by KPMG reports the reverse.

Jennifer Pellet Global Business October 4 2011

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