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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.

Going for Game-Changers

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Chris Kearney has the right strategies when it comes to running energy, food and vehicle services company SPX, “To the extent that you can find breakthrough ideas and create these new breakthrough businesses, you will have the opportunity to up the ante in a bigger way on change. And when you are successful with it, that success becomes very contagious.”

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Shareholders Push for “Triple Bottom Line”

Shareholder expectations have evolved, and they're not just focused on profits. According to an Ernst & Young report, in 2010 most shareholder proposals were resolutions focused on social and environmental issues. And shareholder support of these proposals has increased nine-fold since 2005.

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Can Healthcare Be Fixed?

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Healthcare reform is a hot topic among politicians and business owners and as CEO of Premier, an alliance of more than 2400 hospitals and 70,000 non-acute healthcare sits, Susan DeVore says that healthcare reform will happen one way or another. Here's what DeVore sees as the future of healthcare.

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Polycom CEO Andrew Miller: Can You See Me Now?

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When Polycom brought in Andrew Miller in May of 2010, he wasted no time in starting to reorganize things. In order to stay up to speed in the quickly-changing video and video conference field, Miller knew that a slow transition wasn't going to cut it. He changed almost half of the company's employees and united two of the company's divisions. As a result, revenue grew by 26 percent in 2010 alone and the company's stock has doubled over the last year.

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