At the December 2016 Digital Transformation Summit event in New York City, Dow Chemical’s Andrew Liveris received Chief Executive’s 2016 Lifetime Achievement Award in recognition of his successful transformation of a 120-year-old company.
Regulatory overreach is a constant bone of contention for CEOs.
It is not just the auto industry that finds itself in the cross hairs when it comes to job creation and destruction.
When Ford Motor Co CEO Mark Fields decided to scrap his firm's planned Mexican car factory and add 700 jobs in Michigan following criticism by Donald Trump, he called the move "a vote of confidence" in Trump, but primarily a response to a decline in North American demand for small cars like those that would have been made at the Mexican plant. He said Ford would have made the same decision even if Trump had not been elected.
A recent Gartner survey on the role of marketing in customer experience found that, by 2016, 89% of companies expect to compete mostly on the basis of customer experience, versus 36% four years ago.
For 40 years, Chief Executive magazine has witnessed—and chronicled—the ways in which changes in leadership style, shareholder value, technology and globalization have framed the CEO’s world—and how they have adapted to it.
Have prospects for women business leaders improved, worsened, or stayed the same over the last decade? The answer is all of the above depending on what measures one looks at.
There are two traits that stand out when it comes to the “essence” of the CEO personality: an ability to embrace appropriate risks and a bias toward acting and capitalizing on opportunities. In other words, a CEO is significantly less cautious and more likely to take action when compared to other senior executives.
U.S. companies are currently experiencing annual losses of more than $525 million due to cybercrime, with the majority of these losses stemming from malicious code and denial of service attacks.