CEO of the Year

About the Award

Judging and selection of a winner is done by a Judging Committee of distinguished peer CEOs in a meeting held in March at the New York Stock Exchange.

Charles Knight’s Legacy Lives on at Emerson

The recent passing of Charles (Chuck) Knight (on Sept. 12) marks another end to a style of leader businesses will not likely see again for some time.

Degree of Difficulty: CEO Of The Year Criteria Explained

There is no such thing as an easy CEO job. However, there’s also no denying that some captains are hit with far more headwinds than others during their leadership tenures.

Reputation/Beacon of Excellence/Community: One of 11 CEO Leadership Qualities

Every serious contender for CEO of the Year has a stellar track record across every aspect of leading a business.

Honoring The 2017 CEO Of The Year: Henry Schein’s Stan Bergman

In July, business leaders gathered at the New York Stock Exchange to recognize Stanley Bergman, CEO of Henry Schein, who was chosen as the 2017 CEO of the Year by a selection committee of his CEO peers.

“Don’t Leave People Behind,” Says CEO of the Year Stan Bergman

On July 18, 2017, Henry Schein CEO Stanley M. Bergman became Chief Executive’s 32nd CEO of the Year. Read an excerpt from his powerful acceptance speech here.

Henry Schein’s Stan Bergman Says Team Culture Eclipses Everything

Stanley M. Bergman, CEO of Henry Schein, Inc., has been named “2017 CEO of the Year” by Chief Executive magazine, an honor bestowed upon an outstanding corporate leader, nominated and selected by peer CEOs.

Why Stan Bergman?

Members of the CEO of the Year judging committee comment on why they felt Stan Bergman was the clear standout this year.

Employee Engagement: One of 11 CEO Leadership Qualities

It's no secret that the most important asset most companies have is their people. Whether a business is predicated on providing fabulous service, pursuing rigorous...
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