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CEO OF THE YEAR 1998

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You have spoken. Chief Executive readers have nominated and a selection committee of peers have confirmed AlliedSignal’s Lawrence A. Bossidy as 1998 Chief Executive of the Year. Why? “Larry’s leadership is evident in so many places-shareholder value, revenue growth, productivity, and the fact that AlliedSignal now ranks among the most admired and best companies to work for,” says NYSE CEO ...

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CEO OF THE YEAR 1997

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You have chosen. Chief Executive readers have nominated and a panel of readers have confirmed Intel’s Andrew S. Grove as the 1997 Chief Executive of the Year.With a number of formidable contenders for the honor, several factors influenced the selection committee’s choice. Significant among them was long-term performance sustained over difficult conditions, which many judges regard as far and away ...

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1996 Chief Executive Of The Year Awards Dinner

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Precisely 11 ,years ago, I announced the undoing of what some people called ‘the marketing blunder of the century’ by bringing back the original Coca-Cola formula,” said The Coca-Cola Co.’s Roberto Goizueta in accepting the 1996 Chief Executive of the Year award at a gala dinner at New York’s Metropolitan Club in July. “And I can tell you that being ...

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CEO OF THE YEAR 1996

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Your verdict is in. Chief Executive readers have nominated-and a panel of peers  has confirmed-Coca-Cola’s Roberto C. Goizueta as the 1996 Chief Executive of the Year.With a number of strong candidates contending for the honor, several factors influenced the selection committee’s decision. Significant among them was sustained long-term performance, which many judges regard as far and away one of the ...

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The CEOs’ Choice

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“There are a lot of awards for a lot of reasons, but until now none from your peers,” said Roger Smith of General Motors when he accepted the first Chief Executive of the Year award in 1986.It’s still true. CEOs receive recognition for many things-some even business-related. From its inception, however, CE devised the honor to celebrate what CEOs themselves ...

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CEO OF THE YEAR 1995

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You have spoken. Chief Executive readers have nominated and a selection committee of peers has confirmed Wal-Mart’s David D. Glass as l995 Chief Executive of the Year.“In a tough competitive business where execution counts a lot more than vision, David Glass has done an amazing job.” says Microsoft’s Bill Gates, 1991 Chief Executive of the Year and honorary chairman of ...

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CEO OF THE YEAR 1994

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Your verdict is in. Chief Executive readers have nominated and a panel of peers have confirmed Microsoft’s William H. Gates III as the 1994 Chief Executive of the Year. A number of factors influenced the selection committee. “Gates is a dynamic business leader whose vision has set the standard for the next century,” saysDeloitte & Touche’s Mike Cook. Adds Mellon ...

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CEO OF THE YEAR 1991

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Your will is done. Chief Executive readers have nominated and a distinguished committed of peers– all of them current or former CEOs-have confirmed Wayne Calloway of PepsiCo as 1991 Chief Executive I the Year. In this sixth year of the honor’s existence the competition was the closest on record. As impressive as PepsiCo’s 27.2 percent 10-year average annual return to ...

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