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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 CEO’s Role in Driving Big Data Strategies

When the CEO is at the helm of big data analytics efforts, your company will have a competitive advantage.
In this free webinar, The CEO's Key Role in Driving Big Data Strategies you will learn:
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Brian Roberts, CEO of Comcast, Is Focused on Innovation and Entrepreneurialism

Brian Roberts, Chairman and CEO of Comcast Corporation, works to foster innovation and entrepreneurialism throughout his organization.

Shift Your Labor Strategy to Attract and Engage Top Talent

Learn how a strong employee engagement strategy can boost your company’s overall performance levels, resulting in a far more productive workforce.

Cardinal Health CEO George Barrett Centers Company Around Patient Care

As chairman and CEO of Cardinal Health, George S. Barrett has focused the company's mission toward improving the quality and safety of patient care, while at the same time increasing efficiency across hospitals and pharmacies.

Kroger CEO Rodney McMullen is Focused on Helping Humanity

On a mission to end hunger and food waste, Kroger plans to give out 3 billion balanced meals by 2025 and achieve zero waste by 2020.

CEO1000 Tracker

From the schools they went to to the types of companies they run, CEO1000 is tracking the trends among the CEOs of the 1,000 largest U.S. companies.

Veteran Business Editor Dan Bigman Joins Chief Executive Group as Chief...

Stamford, CT (Sept. 15, 2017)—Chief Executive Group, LLC announced today that Dan Bigman, a longtime business editor for Forbes and The New York Times, has joined the company as Chief Content Officer and Editor-In-Chief. “This is an extraordinary time for corporate leaders, and Dan’s hire reaffirms our deep commitment to serving and championing our vibrant communities,” said Marshall Cooper, CEO of Chief Executive Group. “Dan has a long track record of editorial excellence and digital innovation, and we’re excited he’ll help lead our rapidly expanding operations. We have big plans for the next few years—especially online—and Dan will help make them a reality.” In his new role, Bigman will lead all editorial operations for Chief Executive magazine,, Corporate Board Member magazine and, as well as a host of exclusive leadership events, including the upcoming CEO Talent Summit in Orlando, Florida, the CEO2CEO Summit in New York this December, and the Smart Manufacturing Summit co-hosted by Honda in Columbus, Ohio, in June, 2018. Prior to joining Chief Executive Group, Bigman served as Managing Editor and Executive Editor of Forbes for more than a decade, where he ran print and online coverage of energy, healthcare, manufacturing, media and other industries. Earlier, he was the first Business Editor of and co-founded the Times’s popular Dealbook franchise. Most recently he led business development at, an interactive video startup. “For more than 40 years, Chief Executive has focused on helping America’s corporate leaders meet their challenges, and the result is one of the most rabidly loyal audiences I’ve ever seen,” Bigman said. “In a time of ‘me-too’ media that’s chasing traffic and losing focus, we’ll be doing just the opposite, bringing in new voices and rapidly developing a slew of new products and services distinctly tailored to the needs of our community.” As part of its expansion, Chief Executive Group earlier this month acquired Corporate Board Member, which had been part of NYSE Governance Services, Inc. Corporate Board Member magazine has been published quarterly since 1998. The company maintains the most comprehensive database of corporate directors in the world, provides ongoing Board training through its Board Leadership Program, and produces peer-driven conferences, including the Annual Boardroom Summit. About Chief Executive Group Chief Executive Group is the leading community for business leaders worldwide. It publishes Chief Executive magazine (published since 1977),, Corporate Board Member and, as well as conferences and roundtables that enable CEOs to discuss key subjects and share their experiences with their peers. The Group also runs the Chief Executive Network, the leading CEO membership organization arranged by industry, and facilitates the annual “CEO of the Year,” a prestigious honor bestowed upon an outstanding corporate leader, nominated and selected by a group of peers. Visit for more information. Media contact: Marshall Cooper, CEO Chief Executive Group 203-930-2703
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CEO1000 Tracker

From the schools they went to to the types of companies they run, CEO1000 is tracking the trends among the CEOs of the 1,000 largest U.S. companies.


CEO Outlook Dips Further Amid Midterm Elections

Chief Executive’s most recent reading of CEO confidence in future business conditions slipped from 7 out of 10 in October to 6.9 in November. It was a new low for 2018 as business leaders begin to prepare for a possible downturn ahead.
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Best and Worst States For Business

Are you looking to relocate or expand? Evaluate each state's strengths with Chief Executive's 2018 Best & Worst States for Business.


CEO of the Year

Once a year, we celebrate the achievements of a CEO, honored for his or her success in and dedication to business, shareholders and customers.


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