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New Growth Strategy for Novartis

When he was named chief executive in February 2010, Joseph Jimenez has had to fill some big shoes, replacing Daniel Vasella who ran Novartis company for 14 years. When he joined the company there were skeptics, but now the Swiss giant aims to transform itself from a pharmaceutical company to become a broader-based health care company over the next five to ten years.

JP Donlon CEO Interviews , Leadership & Strategy September 21 2011
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Ethan Allen CEO, M. Farooq Kathwari, On Leadership Advice He Wishes He Had Been Given

Ethan Allen Interiors CEO, M. Farooq Kathwari, attended the Chief Executive of the Year event honoring Ford’s Alan Mulally at the New York Stock Exchange. Here, Kathwari spoke with Chief Executive on leadership advice he wishes he had been given before stepping into the C-suite, how employee happiness breeds a positive corporate culture, and what new technologies Ethan Allen is implementing.

ChiefExecutive.net CEO Interviews , Videos September 15 2011
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RR Donnelley CEO Tom Quinlan On Leadership and Technology

RR Donnelley CEO, Tom Quinlan, attended this year’s Chief Executive of the Year Awards dinner honoring Ford’s Alan Mulally at the New York Stock Exchange. In this video Quinlan shares leadership advice on relating with boards and discusses new technologies being utilized by the global communications provider.

ChiefExecutive.net CEO Interviews , Videos September 14 2011
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Going for Game-Changers

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.”

Jennifer Pellet CEO Interviews September 14 2011
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Société Générale Deputy CEO, Severin Cabannes, On Driving Diversity

Société Générale Deputy CEO, Severin Cabannes, discusses what the French bank has learned from the financial crisis and how the company plans to increase diversity among the C-level employees.

Jennifer Pellet CEO Interviews , Leadership & Strategy September 13 2011
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Former CEO of Campbell Soup, Doug Conant, On Rules for Leaders

Doug Conant had a successful decade as the CEO of Campbell Soup Company. He inherited a floundering company and put the iconic brand back on track — and double-digit gains. Conant says that it’s CEOs who look for and act on every opportunity to deliver authenticity who succeed in engaging employees.

Jennifer Pellet CEO Interviews , Leadership & Strategy September 12 2011
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Société Générale Deputy CEO, Severin Cabannes, On Lessons from the Great Recession

Société Générale Deputy CEO, Severin Cabannes, sat down with Chief Executive’s Editor-in-Chief JP Donlon for the last issue of Chief Executive magazine. Here, Cabannes outlines the French bank’s strategy following the widespread economic downturn.

ChiefExecutive.net CEO Interviews , Leadership & Strategy , Videos September 6 2011
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Société Générale Deputy CEO, Severin Cabannes, On How Technology Will Change Banking

Deputy CEO of Société Générale, Severin Cabannes, discusses how cloud computing, social networking, and mobility are changing the face of business. The French bank is now able to provide mobile banking access to clients all around the world: for example, 70 to 80 percent of people in Senegal have a cell phone, but only 2 to 3 percent have a bank account. Société Générale can work to change that.

ChiefExecutive.net CEO Interviews , Technology , Videos August 29 2011
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Havas Worldwide CEO David Jones Gives Leadership Advice

David Jones, CEO of global communications and advertising firm, Havas, shares leadership advice and strategies with Chief Executive readers.

ChiefExecutive.net CEO Interviews , Leadership & Strategy , Videos August 22 2011
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Southland Industries CEO Ted Lynch: The Seven-Year Stretch

The process of CEO succession planning can be a long one. Just ask Ted Lynch. After a five-year decision making process, Lynch has been named the next CEO of Southland Industries. Here’s the catch, he won’t take the reins for another two years. But despite the wait, Lynch seems to be pleased with the planning process.

Jennifer Pellet CEO Interviews , Leadership & Strategy , Talent Management July 20 2011

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