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Why the Judges Chose Bob Iger as CEO of the Year

With a formidable list of finalists, members of the 2014 Chief Executive of the Year selection committee faced a tough choice, but they concluded that Disney’s Bob Iger merited the honor. Comments from each of the judges follow.

Lynn Russo Whylly CEO of the Year July 10 2014

Why David Novak?

Meeting at the NYSE in New York City, members of the 2012 CEO of the Year selection committee culled from [...]

Ray Palmer CEO of the Year June 27 2012

Why the Judges Selected Mulally

The CEO of the Year selection panel discusses the specifics that went into their selection of Alan Mulally as this year’s CEO of the year. One reason? “He’s a statesman not only for the auto industry but also for business in general.”

ChiefExecutive.net CEO of the Year June 27 2011

How Do CEOs Measure Their Peers?

Chief Executive magazine’s CEO of the Year is unique in that the award’s recipient is chosen by his peers. These business leaders focus on a number of attributes when selecting a CEO of the Year winner such as a focus on people and a consistent moral landscape.

ChiefExecutive.net CEO of the Year June 27 2011

2009 Chief Executive of the Year Dinner

Xerox’s Anne Mulcahy passes the baton to Jim Skinner, CEO of McDonald’s

ChiefExecutive.net CEO of the Year October 14 2009

Criteria for Evaluating a Chief Executive of the Year

Chief Executive reveals the list of criteria that it provides the selection committee when evaluating chief executives for CEO of the Year.

ChiefExecutive.net CEO of the Year June 27 2011
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CEO of the Year Alan Mulally on Important Leadership Qualities

Alan Mulally sits down to speak with Chief Executive magazine’s JP Donlon. Here he details what leadership qualities are most important for a CEO to have. His view? You need a compelling vision and then find a way to make that happen.

ChiefExecutive.net CEO of the Year , Videos June 28 2011

Full List of Previous CEO of the Year Award Winners

Chief Executive magazine’s CEO of the Year award dates back more than 25 years and has honored some of the most recognizable names in business like Jack Welch, Bill Gates, A.G. Lafley and Michael Dell. Joining the list this year is Ford Motor Company’s Alan Mulally. Read on for a full list of winners.

Karin Moyer CEO of the Year June 27 2012

What’s In A Leader

Recent focus on board activism and chief executive turnover would have you believe that these are particularly difficult times for [...]

Ed Kopko And Jeffrey Sonnenfeld CEO of the Year August 8 2007
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Monsanto’s Hugh Grant, CEO of the Year 2010

Recognizing that helping farmers around the world gain access to the best technologies is in everyone’s interest, Hugh Grant has made it central to Monsanto’s strategy to partner with others—governments and NGOs—to improve food security.

JP Donlon CEO of the Year , Green Business , Leadership , Strategy June 23 2010

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