CEO of the Year

Why Stan Bergman?

Members of the CEO of the Year judging committee comment on why they felt Stan Bergman was the clear standout this year.

Employee Engagement: One of 11 CEO Leadership Qualities

It's no secret that the most important asset most companies have is their people. Whether a business is predicated on providing fabulous service, pursuing rigorous...

About the Award

How the Initial Selection Process Works Since its inception in 1986, the CEO of the Year Nominations for CEO of the Year are garnered from...

Celebrating the 2016 CEO of the Year: AT&T’s Randall Stephenson

In July, 200+ business leaders gathered at the NYSE to honor Stephenson, recognized by a selection committee of his CEO peers for demonstrating exemplary vision, business acumen and success in delivering sustained performance.

‘Tolerance is for Cowards’: AT&T CEO Calls on Better Race Relations in Rousing Speech

AT&T CEO Randall Stephenson has delivered a rare and passionate address about race relations to the telecom giant's employees, calling on them to more openly discuss tensions he said were "ripping apart the very fabric of our communities."

Why Randall Stephenson?

Chief Executive's Selection Committee members offer commentary on why they chose Randall Stephenson.

How Randall Stephenson Took AT&T into the Future of Digital

Advanced high-speed wireless networks and the emergence of the Internet of Things have transformed AT&T, and will change every other industry as well.

Why Judges Chose Jim McNerney as 2015 CEO of the Year

Among other reasons, Jim was chosen for running a company that is large, complex and extremely important in terms of the industry, judges said.
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FEATURED EVENTS

3rd Annual CEO Talent Summit
October 25-26, 2017
Orlando, Florida

Leadership Summit featuring Jim Collins
November 2-3, 2017
Denver, Colorado

CEO2CEO Summit: Leading Change—Growth | Innovation | Talent | Tech
December 7, 2017
New York, NY
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EDITOR'S PICKS

CEOs Rank 2017 Best & Worst States for Business

While there is a level of constancy when it comes to the very best and very worst states for business, there is plenty of jockeying for position within the ranks, and even some leaping and plummeting.

Chief Executive’s 2017 CEO of the Year: Henry Schein’s Stanley Bergman

Peer CEOs Vote in Chief Executive Magazine’s 32nd Annual Award

Lessons From a CEO Who Built an Office Tower

Northwestern Mutual CEO John Schlifske opened a 32-story, $450M high-rise in downtown Milwaukee. The tower is now the largest building in Wisconsin.

My First Job: Belfor’s Yellen Learned Billion-Dollar Lessons as 11-Year-Old Dishwasher

Today Yellen has no regrets about being a child laborer, not only because he helped his family survive financially but also because he learned lessons that have proven invaluable.

CEO CONFIDENCE INDEX

CEOs Anticipate Improved Business Conditions By Next Year

Despite CEOs’ confidence ratings in future business conditions being flat since April, we believe their confidence may be about to break out of its holding pattern.

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