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CEO Pay: It Has Little to Do With What the 200 Best-Paid CEOs Earn

The problem is that looking at CEO pay by looking through the lens of the top 200 best-paid CEOs tells you nothing about most CEO pay.

Marvin Ellison: From Frying Pan To Fire—When To Make A Move As CEO

The surprise news of Marvin Ellison moving from the helm of troubled mass merchant JC Penney to the nation’s number two home improvement retailer Lowe’s is a move which is more common than many may think.

Why Xerox Agreed To Move On From CEO Jeff Jacobson

With Jeff Jacobson's stepping down, the Xerox activist investor saga is coming to an end. What can it teach us about the challenge of conflicted leadership?

Xerox: It Didn’t Have To End This Way

Xerox, the company that gave us the ethernet, the mouse, the graphical user interface, and the PC has succumbed as much to technology disruption as to corporate rot.

Reporting Practices Of Highly-Effective JV CEOs

JV CEOs must deal with a set of issues tied to having multiple owners that are unlikely to be perfectly aligned on financial or strategic interests, corporate cultures, or end games.

Sonnenfeld: Qualcomm’s Board Could Regret Parting Ways With Former CEO Jacobs

The company's board could regret parting ways former Qualcomm CEO and chairman Paul Jacobs, who was not re-nominated for his board seat.

GE Board Shake-Up Shows Flannery’s Calling The Shots

General Electric announced its slate of director candidates for its 2018 annual meeting of shareholders, including three new faces and board slimmed down from 18 to 12 members.

Dealing With Difficult Directors

Director seats are precious, and CEOs and lead directors must be able to move quickly to weed out problems to make room for what they most need.

Sonnenfeld: Athenahealth Won’t Be The Last Stop For Immelt

Former General Electric CEO Jeff Immelt was unanimously appointed chairman of online health tech platform Athenahealth this week, but don’t expect this to be his final landing spot.

Building A Relationship With The Board Is Critical For New CEOs

To develop successful relationships, a new CEO needs to jump right in when it comes to establishing a leadership role with the board.
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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.

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CEO CONFIDENCE INDEX

CEO Confidence Hits New Low For 2018 In July As Optimism In Future Growth Fades

Our monthly poll of nearly 300 U.S. CEOs found their outlook and confidence in future business conditions at a low for the year as the global trade war looms large.
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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

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.

EDITOR'S PICKS

Five Tips For When You’re Ready To Sell Your Company

Founder-CEOs might have a hard time letting go of their baby, but when it’s time to sell, it’s time. Here are five tips on selling your company.

Sonnenfeld: PepsiCo’s Indra Nooyi Did It Her Way

PepsiCo CEO Indra Nooyi plans to step aside in October, leaving an impressive legacy at the beverage giant—not only in terms of performance, but in terms of corporate culture.

When Politics And Business Clash

When it comes to dealing with customers divided along ideological lines, there aren’t any simple choices.

Elon Musk Goes To Charm School

Wall Street thought Elon Musk was apologizing. He was letting them know he’s been studying for the next chapter of his incredible journey.