While millennial consumers and employees expect today’s business leaders to be willing to speak out on social issues, it actually does them and their companies more harm than good.
When iRobot CEO Colin Angle talked with Reuters about connectivity and virtual simultaneous localization and mapping technology, he likely didn’t expect to find himself defending his company’s data privacy policies once the story ran.
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.
Securitas President/CEO Alf Goransson was declared bankrupt and de-registered as the company’s CEO and removed from external board positions after his identity was stolen and a fraudulent bankruptcy application was made in his name.
Stanley M. Bergman, CEO of Henry Schein, Inc., has been named “2017 CEO of the Year” by Chief Executive magazine, an honor bestowed upon an outstanding corporate leader, nominated and selected by peer CEOs.
Since being named president and CEO of the best-selling luxury brand in America in early 2016, Mercedes-Benz’s Dietmar Exler has emerged as an important spokesman for the premium-segment group, which also includes archrivals BMW and Audi.
Many CEOs simply think of thought leadership as a marketing strategy, but it has the capacity to change an industry while expanding personal—and company—success.
What does the uptick—a 36 percent increase—in forced CEO turnovers for ethical issues really mean?
Earlier this year, CEO turnover spiked in January and February, but it has since tapered off.
Clearly the very fiery temperament of a flamboyant founder that drives bold entrepreneurial ambitions during a company’s inception can backfire later. Yet there are profound strategic and cultural risks to replacing founders.