CEOs in the News

How a CEO’s Social Standing Can Influence his or her Tendency to Jump Ship

Having friends in high places can keep a leader's reputation intact when things get rough—so long as they stick around.

“They Shouldn’t Shove their Views Down our Throats”: Australian Lawmaker Rails Against Politicking CEOs

Australian Immigration Minister Peter Dutton doesn't want the likes of Apple or Qantas talking about "fringe issues" like gay marriage.

Richard Branson Urges CEOs to Let More Staff Work from Home

The billionaire's call comes as studies suggest remote working practices are becoming increasingly common.

Last Time a Depression Came: FedEx CEO Warns on Protectionism as Trump, Xi Plan...

Fred Smith estimates free trade saves American families $12,000 a year and is confident that Trump and Xi can find some common ground at their planned U.S. meeting.

CEO Confidence Jumps Dramatically as Faith in Trump, Economy Builds

Members of the Business Roundtable, America's biggest CEO peer group, had initially reacted with caution to Donald Trump's election. But something appears to have changed in the last few months.

Unlike in Britain, American Companies Tend Towards Homegrown CEOs

Around 40% of Britain's biggest companies now have a foreign national at the helm, compared to under 10% in the U.S.

AIG’s Leadership Vacancy: a Poisoned Chalice or a Golden Opportunity?

A cleaner slate and tailwinds from rising interest rates could be enough to convince another talented executive to tangle with the company's formidable activist investors.

Merkel to Bring German CEOs to her Meeting with Trump

The heads of BMW and Siemens are expected to highlight the number of Americans they employ, while arguing for more open trade relations.

GE Succession Plans in Focus as Immelt Retirement Rumors Swirl

Another longstanding reign at the engineering giant is entering its closing stages, putting the spotlight on a group of possible internal CEO candidates.

Trump’s Meeting with Small Bank CEOs Will be Worrying for Big Bank CEOs

When it comes to slashing regulations, some business leaders should be careful what they wish for.
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THOUGHT LEADERS

Stops and Starts Along the Road to Globalization

Globalization hasn't stopped, it's simply on pause. What we’re seeing is not a reversal but a correction—a necessary rebalancing and search for equilibrium.

MICHAEL ARENA: How the Org Chart has Given Way to the Network and Why...

As they try to keep up with disruptive forces, companies shift their focus from human capital to social capital.

MARK VERGNANO: How He Turned Around DuPont’s Failing Spin-Off

Stepping into a negative situation is never easy, but Mark Vergnano's step-by-step plan to turn around the company is proving successful.

CEO CONFIDENCE INDEX

March 2017: CEO Confidence in Future Business Conditions Soars 6%

After taking a slight step backward in February, CEO confidence ratings surged in March, to 7.41, up 6.0% from 6.99 in February, and up 4.8% from 7.07 in January.

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