CEO Succession

Interim Managers for CEOs

A sensible alternative to consider

What is Wrong With CEO Succession?

Dropping for decades, the typical tenure of a CEO is now between four and five years. In fact, business leaders in some industries only...

IHS CEO Jerre Stead: The Reluctant CEO

When Jerre Stead agreed to step in and aid an ailing IHS back in 2000, it was on one condition: “I said, I’ll be...

Do You Have an Exit Plan?

  As a CEO, and most likely owner or part-owner of your enterprise, you are responsible for grasping the big picture of how the company...

Getting Your Bench Right


Succession planning tends to focus on the CEO, but getting the right C-suite rotation can be just as important.

Help Wanted: Superhero

Most companies drop the baton when it comes to CEO succession. Here's what a few do right.

The Real Cost of Firing a CEO

Showing top execs the door can be an expensive proposition-and not just because of hefty severance packages.
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CEO1000

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 CONFIDENCE INDEX

U.S. CEOs Don’t Expect A Recession Anytime Soon

CEOs say they are still concerned with the volatility and uncertainty of global and domestic politics but find confidence in stable macroeconomic fundamentals and remain hopeful for progress on China-U.S. trade talks.
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BEST & WORST STATES FOR BUSINESS

Best and Worst States For Business

Are you looking to relocate or expand? Evaluate each state's strengths with Chief Executive's 2019 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.

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