“Don’t Leave People Behind,” Says CEO of the Year Stan Bergman

Last Tuesday night (July 18), Henry Schein CEO Stanley M. Bergman became Chief Executive’s 32nd CEO of the Year. In his powerful acceptance speech,...

Henry Schein’s Stan Bergman Says Team Culture Eclipses Everything

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.

How Randall Stephenson Took AT&T into the Future of Digital

Advanced high-speed wireless networks and the emergence of the Internet of Things have transformed AT&T, and will change every other industry as well.

Celebrating the 2016 CEO of the Year: AT&T’s Randall Stephenson

In July, 200+ business leaders gathered at the NYSE to honor Stephenson, recognized by a selection committee of his CEO peers for demonstrating exemplary vision, business acumen and success in delivering sustained performance.

Chief Executive Names Boeing’s McNerney ‘2015 CEO of the Year’

As complex organizations go, there are few companies with as many moving parts as Boeing, which Jim McNerney has transformed since he became CEO in July 2005.

Why Judges Chose Jim McNerney as 2015 CEO of the Year

Among other reasons, Jim was chosen for running a company that is large, complex and extremely important in terms of the industry, judges said.

Celebrating the 2014 CEO of the Year—Walt Disney’s Bob Iger

In July, Bob Iger joined a roster of business luminaries that includes Microsoft’s Bill Gates, GE’s Jack Welch, Intel’s Andy Grove, FedEx’s Fred Smith and Honeywell’s David Cote.

How Bob Iger Remade the House That Walt Built

Instead of the easy fixes, Bob Iger played the long game by addressing Disney’s cultural issues head-on, by making it stronger and more profitable with greater depth.

Honeywell CEO David Cote Named 2013 CEO of the Year

Chief Executive has named David Cote, Chairman and CEO of Honeywell, “2013 CEO of the Year".

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.

Yum! Brands CEO David Novak Extols the Power of Recognition

During Novak's 15-year run as CEO of Yum! Brands, he gained a reputation for using unlikely accolades—rubber chickens and chattering teeth—to galvanize employees.

CEO of the Year David Novak: The Recognition Leader

David Novak sees himself as the chief teaching officer of Yum! Brands and believes that recognition is the foundation for motivation—which is the only way to make big things happen.

Celebrating 2011’s CEO of the Year: Alan Mulally

Chief Executive honored Ford CEO Alan Mulally as 2011's CEO of the Year. Mulally received the recognition for his turnaround of the Ford brand.

Highlights from Alan Mulally’s CEO of the Year Acceptance Speech

Alan Mulally had many stories from his time at Ford. In this anecdote, he discusses how he diagnosed Ford's problems and started to work to turn the company around.