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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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Pitney Bowes CEO Murray Martin: A Big Believer in The Cloud

Pitney Bowes CEO Murray Martin argues that cloud computing makes his company more resilient and nimble without compromising security—and that companies need to attract the next wave of workers who are familiar with these new technologies.

Robert Lawrence Kuhn CEO Interviews , Cloud , Technology July 13 2011
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How to Revitalize Our Innovation Engine

As the former CEO of Danger, a wireless company that was sold to Microsoft for $500 million, and Tessera, a $300 million company that makes semiconductor casings for companies like Intel, Henry (Hank) Nothhaft knows a thing or two about innovation. Nothhaft sees a direct correlation between innovation and creation of jobs, but also sees that US regulations are stifling the job creation we so desperately need.

JP Donlon CEO Interviews , Governance/Compliance , Regulatory July 5 2011
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Can Healthcare Be Fixed?

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.

Jennifer Pellet CEO Interviews , Health/Benefits July 4 2011
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BioSante CEO Stephen Simes: Leveraging Libido

How does BioSante, a small pharmaceutical company that took in $2.5 million in revenue in 2010, expect to compete in the multi-billion dollar pharma industry? By being patient, outlasting the pharma giants, and introducing a new drug to fill a gap in the market.

Jennifer Pellet CEO Interviews June 16 2011
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Polycom CEO Andrew Miller: Can You See Me Now?

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.

Jennifer Pellet Business Software , CEO Interviews , Strategy , Technology June 14 2011
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IBM’s Saul Berman: Where’s the Value?

Working for IBM’s Global Business Services, Saul Berman counsels companies on strategic issues. He has also recently authored the book, “Not For Free: Revenue Strategies for a New World.” How does Berman suggest CEOs safeguard their businesses against disruption? Here’s an answer you might not expect: watch your kids.

Jennifer Pellet CEO Interviews , Innovation , Leadership & Strategy , Strategy June 3 2011
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Tom Harrison, Omnicom DAS CEO, On Entrepreneurs: Born Not Bred

CEO of Omnicom Group’s Diversified Agency Services (DAS), Tom Harrison believes that entrepreneurship is inherent — people are either born with the ability to innovate or they aren’t. Harrison maintains, however, that you can still be successful if you aren’t instinctively entrepreneurial, but you’ll have to compensate.

Jennifer Pellet CEO Interviews , Leadership & Strategy May 31 2011
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John Faraci, International Paper CEO: Climbing the EBITDA Summit

As CEO of International Paper, CEO John Faraci helped the $25 billion company (with an EBITDA of $3.3 billion) have its best fourth quarter in a decade. What’s the first thing he monitors each morning? Safety — it’s “a good indicator of product quality, morale, housekeeping and costs.”

JP Donlon CEO Interviews , Leadership & Strategy May 12 2011

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