937% Three-Year Sales Growth Earns Company Position #9 Among All Media Companies.
GREENWICH, CT, August 26, 2013 – Chief Executive Group was recognized today as one of America’s fastest growing companies. Inc. Magazine listed the company as a member of the 2013 Inc. 500 with three-year sales growth of 937%. The 2013 Inc. 500 is the most competitive crop in the list’s 32-year history, according to the magazine.
Chief Executive Group improves the effectiveness of CEOs and the organizations they lead. The company publishes Chief Executive magazine and ChiefExecutive.net, hosts exclusive events for CEOs to network, learn and share ideas, facilitates industry-specific CEO peer groups through Chief Executive Network and produces proprietary research that gives CEOs unique insights into data and trends that help them effectively lead their organizations.
Chief Executive Group’s fast growth earned it the #9 position among all media companies nationwide. The company is headed by brothers Wayne and Marshall Cooper, serial entrepreneurs with a 17-year track record of turning often-troubled businesses into fast-growth, profitable companies.
“Our mission of improving the effectiveness of CEOs and the organizations they lead is a vital one, and is valued by our CEOs and sponsors alike,” said Wayne Cooper, Chairman and President of Chief Executive Group. “As accomplished and talented as many Chief Executives are, the best are committed to continually improving their skills by keeping up with best practices and learning with peers using our proven, time-effective publications, research, networks and events.”
“Of course CEOs assume responsibility for the health of their organizations, but they also hold the keys to nearly all corporate spending,” added CEO Marshall Cooper. “We work with trusted partners to bypass corporate purchasing bureaucracies by providing value and proving returns on investment directly to CEOs.”
The 2013 Inc. 500 was determined by percentage revenue growth from 2009 to 2012, with minimum revenue requirements of $100,000 in 2009 and $2 million in 2012. The list represents the most comprehensive look at the most important segment of the economy—America’s independent entrepreneurs. Companies such as Microsoft, Zappos, Intuit, Jamba Juice, Zipcar, Clif Bar, Vizio, Oracle, and many other well-known names gained early exposure as members of the Inc. 500.
“Not all the companies in the Inc. 500 | 5000 are in glamorous industries, but in their fields they are as famous as household name companies simply by virtue of being great at what they do. They are the hidden champions of job growth and innovation, the real muscle of the American economy,” says Inc. magazine Editor Eric Schurenberg.