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CEO Bonuses… It’s Not About The Money Until It Is

When CEOs start a new position, it’s never about the money… at first. It’s like a honeymoon period filled with creativity, getting to understand your team and strategic planning. But if it goes bad, everything you are judged on from that point forward is about the money.

Unable To Recapture Early MoJo, Steve Ells Will Step Down As Chipotle CEO

A successor who’s got the turnaround expertise the company is seeking will find a stiff challenge in executing an about-face for a brand that has experienced a spectacular fall over the last few years.

Unilever Board Begins Succession Process To Replace CEO Polman, A Sustainability Champion

Unilever CEO Paul Polman wants to save the world. But now he may have to pay closer attention to saving his own job.

CEOs Must Champion Corporate Cybersecurity

A frank conversation on the responsibilities of company leadership with regard to cybersecurity, for both the C-Suite and the board, is long overdue.

Need To Find Talent For Succession Planning? Start Building Relationships

The best way to stay competitive, build a better tomorrow and stay ahead of your competition is to have a sustainable, long-term succession plan to maintain leadership.

As Flannery Completely Remakes GE’s Board, Insiders And Outsiders Will Take Notice

John Flannery’s decision to remove most directors of General Electric is likely to have long-term reverberations not only at one of the nation’s iconic industrial and technology conglomerates but also in boardrooms far beyond GE’s.

P&G CEO David Taylor’s Next Steps After Peltz’s Proxy Recount Win

Proctor & Gamble CEO David Taylor and Trian Fund Management CEO Nelson Peltz are going to have to find ways to work together, with a recount of proxy votes cast last month showing that Peltz has won a seat on the company's board of directors.

Average CEO Salary: Pay Has Largely Flatlined

Forget what you’ve read about the typical CEO salary. New research from Chief Executive shows salaries have stagnated for all but a lucky few.

Sonnenfeld: Uber Investment Deal May Not Mean Smooth Sailing

Uber’s announced investment deal with Japan’s SoftBank Group Corp yesterday indicates that while former CEO Travis Kalanick and Uber investor Benchmark have found some common ground.

New Directives For Directors

During two decades serving on more than 25 public boards, Betsy Atkins has seen significant change to the way CEOs and boards engage and interact. Today, she says, times have changed.
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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 CONFIDENCE INDEX

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 & 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 2018 Best & Worst States for Business.

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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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