Chief Executive magazine's CEO of the Year award dates back more than 25 years and has honored some of the most recognizable names in business like Jack Welch, Bill Gates, A.G. Lafley and Michael Dell. Joining the list this year is Ford Motor Company's Alan Mulally. Read on for a full list of winners.
Recently, Ford Motor Company's Alan Mulally joined the ranks of Microsoft's Bill Gates, GE's Jack Welch and Intel's Andy Grove when he accepted Chief Executive's CEO of the Year Award. Here are some highlights from the awards dinner held at the New York Stock Exchange.
Chief Executive magazine's 2011 CEO of the Year, Ford Motor Company's Alan Mulally, discusses how he encourages innovation among his employees. Mulally's strategy? Focus on what the customer wants (and will want) and then tailor the products to them.
This year, Ford Motor Company's Alan Mulally has been chosen by his peers as Chief Executive magazine's CEO of the Year. Over the past five years, Mulally has orchestrated a turnaround for this iconic American company that excelled through the recession as many of its counterparts were taking federal bailouts.
It no doubt took tremendous leadership skills for Alan Mulally to orchestrate such a profound turnaround for the automobile company. Here are some stats and key takeaways for other CEOs and business leaders on how to lead in the face of adversity.
A survey of 300+ CEOs conducted in early May shows declining confidence in business conditions, even as economy reopens in many parts of the country and around the world. But there could be a silver lining.