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Marillyn A. Hewson, 2018 CEO of The Year, Steps Aside at Lockheed Martin

Defense giant Lockheed Martin announced this morning that Marillyn A. Hewson, its longtime CEO, would turn over the top job to board member and...

The Failed Iowa Caucuses App: Lessons for CEOs

To avoid a similar debacle, CEOs and boards need to be consistently managing their exposure to potential risks in executing their strategy.

Rometty’s Legacy: Leading to IBM’s Promised Land

Market commentators may not have been kind to IBM's departing CEO Ginni Rometty, but history will be.

Why David Calhoun Is The Right Choice for Boeing Right Now

Critics call for a changing of the guard at the top and a clearing of the deck on the board. This advice could not be more wrong. Here's why.

A Playbook For The Next CEO Transition

Nobody enjoys planning for their own untimely departure—but the reality is, turnover in the top spot has never been higher. Consider these six suggestions to be prepared for anything.

Sonnenfeld On Expedia Firings: Barry Diller And The Board Are “Lost”

Analysts are skeptical about whether the management shakeup can cure what ails the online travel company.

Beyond Talent Acquisition: Rewarding Performance to Motivate Growth

This is the second in a series on executive compensation, based on findings from our exclusive 2019-20 CEO & Senior Executive Compensation Report for...

The World Changed, So Why Didn’t McDonald’s CEO Steve Easterbrook?

When Steve Easterbrook was fired as CEO of McDonald’s on Sunday over a personal relationship with an employee, it was yet another reminder that...

Executive Compensation Checklist for Pre-IPO Companies

Venture-backed private companies maintain executive compensation programs that are significantly different than public company programs.  This does not mean a venture-backed private company that...

The CEOs Of The Future Aren’t Who You Think

Celebrity CEOs may be in fashion, and public image is undoubtedly part of the job. But the future CEOs who will awe and inspire us won't be those trailed by paparazzi.
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CEO Optimism Ticks Up In August, As More Businesses Predict A 2021 Recovery

A survey of nearly 500 U.S. CEOs shows an increasing number of companies planning for renewed growth in the months ahead—if the nation comes together to overcome the challenges of Covid.