Chief Executive

Chief Executive magazine (published since 1977) is the definitive source that CEOs turn to for insight and ideas that help increase their effectiveness and grow their business. Chief Executive Group also produces e-newsletters and online content at and manages Chief Executive Network and other executive peer groups, as well as conferences and roundtables that enable top corporate officers to discuss key subjects and share their experiences within a community of peers. Chief Executive facilitates the annual “CEO of the Year,” a prestigious honor bestowed upon an outstanding corporate leader, nominated and selected by a group of peers, and is known throughout the U.S. and elsewhere for its annual ranking of Best & Worst States for Business. Visit for more information.

‘The Right Veteran Is Out There’

We asked the winners of our 4th annual Patriots in Business Awards to share tips on how to get better at hiring and retaining veterans. Here’s what they had to say.

Merck’s Ken Frazier, 2021 CEO of the Year

Since its inception in 1986, The Chief Executive of the Year has honored a who’s who of extraordinary American business leaders. Kenneth Frazier, Merck & Co., was selected by his peers to receive the 2021 Chief Executive of the Year award. Complete coverage.

Ken Frazier: ‘Society Is Looking To Business To Help Shape A...

Remarks by Ken Frazier, Chief Executive's 2021 CEO of the Year, as prepared for delivery.

Lessons on Leadership: Capitalizing on Talent

Hear a discussion with military veterans and C-suite executives on Veterans Day 2021 to understand how to capitalize on the unique assets of veteran employees.

Leading into 2022: New Techniques for the New Era

Get a leg up on today's leadership challenges with a targeted, expert conversation featuring two of the top minds in leadership psychology and talent development: Ted Bililies, managing director & chief talent officer for AlixPartners and Johnny Taylor, Jr. the CEO of SHRM.

Improving Operational Resiliency

The pandemic made the ability to conduct financial transactions from anywhere a health and safety imperative. But migrating operations online also heightened the risk of fraud and data theft. A look at how companies can mitigate risk while seizing opportunity.

Chief Executive Group Acquires CFO Leadership Council To Bolster Financial Executives...

CFO Leadership Council has 27 chapters and 2,000 members across U.S.; adds to CEG’s fast-growing roster of C-Suite communities.

The Future of Accounting: 9 Key Developments

Accountants are being asked to pair their financial expertise with data analytics skills, along with soft skills such as leadership. How can you best prepare yourself and your finance team for these new demands?
- Advertisement -
- Advertisement -


New Poll: CEOs Find Challenges In Using Customer Data To Drive Innovation

Ability to harness and sort through data for meaningful insights remains a hurdle, many say. “The key is...finding what is actually relevant.”


Sign Up to Receive Chief Executive Magazine

Chief Executive’s publications are designed to help CEOs do their jobs better and run their businesses more effectively. Subscribe here.


In Poll, Majority of CEOs Say Hybrid Work Is Here to Stay for 2022. Full Virtual? Not so Much

Almost all the CEOs we surveyed in May say they will work in at least partially hybrid mode for the rest of the year—versus just 7 percent who said they'd be fully remote.