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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

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 David Cote?

With a strong list of finalists, members of the 2013 Chief Executive of the Year selection committee faced a difficult choice, but in the end they concluded that Honeywell’s David Cote merited the top honor.

JP Donlon CEO of the Year July 1 2013

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

What Transformational Leaders Do

David Cote, an unprepossessing leader, who came out of TRW and GE, overcame Honeywell’s dysfunctional culture while re-energizing it with a strategy of unifying ideas and technologies. Simple, but not so simple to do well.

JP Donlon CEO Briefing Newsletter , CEO of the Year July 1 2013
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The X-factor

The choice for the 2008 Chief Executive of the Year marks several firsts. By her own admission Anne Mulcahy did [...]

JP Donlon CEO of the Year June 2 2008

The CEOs’ Choice

“There are a lot of awards for a lot of reasons, but until now none from your peers,” said Roger [...]

Chief Executive CEO of the Year , Leadership , Marketing July 1 1995

Six Things All CEOs Can Learn From Mulally

It no doubt took tremendous leadership skills for Alan Mulally to orchestrate such a profound turnaround for the automobile company. Here are some stats and key takeaways for other CEOs and business leaders on how to lead in the face of adversity.

JP Donlon CEO of the Year , Leadership & Strategy June 27 2011

Mulally on What’s Next for Ford

Now that Mulally has turned the company around, it’s time to stop focusing on recovery and instead on growth. Here, Mulally shares the company’s innovative strategies moving forward.

JP Donlon CEO of the Year June 27 2011

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