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Author Archives: 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.

Lessons From China: How Rolling With a Regulatory Setback Turned Into a Win-Win for Amway’s Steve Van Andel

By the time direct sales powerhouse Amway decided to expand into China in 1995, the company had an impressive track record at breaking into foreign markets. In fact, 50 percent of its revenues had been coming from overseas sales since the mid-’80s. 

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DBV’S Pierre-Henri Benhamou:
Bringing Innovation to Market

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The Challenge You’re a French doctor specializing in pediatric gastroenterology who teamed up with two partners—Engineer Bertrand Dupont and Professor Christophe Dupont—to explore a novel idea: a diagnostic patch able to detect cow milk allergies in children. The idea soon evolves into a potential treatment for dangerous allergic reactions to cow’s milk and peanuts, for which there are currently no effective ...

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QVC’S Mike George Talks About Going Beyond TV

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Once upon a time, QVC—and other television-shopping networks—catered, seemingly, to the couch potatoes of America. Its broadcasts extolled the benefits of food choppers, cubic zirconia jewelry and the like, employing a talk-show format to entice viewers to dial in to join the conversation—and to make a purchase.

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Perfecting Performance Management

From formal reviews to performance-based compensation, most mid-market companies have tools in place to evaluate and drive employee performance. Yet, few of those efforts are viewed as effective by company leaders, according to the National Center for the Middle Market at Ohio University’s recent survey of more than 300 C-suite executives from mid-market firms.

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2014 CEO2CEO Summit:
Growing Your Business in Uncertain Times

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Sometimes you have to get out of your office to be more effective in it. That, in a nutshell, is the premise behind events like December’s CEO SUMMIT at the New York Stock Exchange, where leaders gathered to share insights and brainstorm on solutions for their most pressing business challenges. These pages offer takeaways and highlights from the event.

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Bob Greifeld: Navigating Nasdaq’s Future

The year is 2003. You’re taking the helm at the world’s first electronic stock market, which, until relatively recently, was owned and operated by a regulatory organization but is now its own publicly traded entity.

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Leadership Lessons From West Point

Chief Executive Group’s team members recently fl exed their leadership skills—and their muscles—during a full-day program of seminars and outdoor activities at the Eisenhower Leadership Center.

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The Role of the CFO

How broadening the finance chief’s role can enhance CEO effectiveness.

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