CEO of the Year

VIDEO: CEO of the Year Alan Mulally on How to Encourage Innovation

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.

CEO of the Year Alan Mulally: The Road Ahead

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.

Mulally on What’s Next for Ford

Now that Mulally has turned the company around, it's time to stop focusing on recovery and instead on growth. Here, Mulally shares the company's innovative strategies moving forward.

Six Things All CEOs Can Learn From Mulally

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.

Why the Judges Selected Mulally

The CEO of the Year selection panel discusses the specifics that went into their selection of Alan Mulally as this year's CEO of the year. One reason? "He’s a statesman not only for the auto industry but also for business in general."

Criteria for Evaluating a Chief Executive of the Year

Chief Executive reveals the list of criteria that it provides the selection committee when evaluating chief executives for CEO of the Year.

Monsanto’s Hugh Grant, CEO of the Year 2010

Recognizing that helping farmers around the world gain access to the best technologies is in everyone's interest, Hugh Grant has made it central to Monsanto's strategy to partner with others—governments and NGOs—to improve food security.

2009 Chief Executive of the Year Dinner

Xerox's Anne Mulcahy passes the baton to Jim Skinner, CEO of McDonald's

Chief Executive Magazine Names McDonald’s CEO Jim Skinner “CEO of the Year”

Chief Executive magazine today announced Jim Skinner, CEO, McDonald’s Corporation, has been named “2009 CEO of the Year.” Skinner’s award was a unanimous decision...

The X-factor

The choice for the 2008 Chief Executive of the Year marks several firsts. By her own admission Anne Mulcahy did not set out to...
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3rd Annual CEO Talent Summit
October 25-26, 2017
Orlando, Florida

Leadership Summit featuring Jim Collins
November 2-3, 2017
Denver, Colorado

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December 7, 2017
New York, NY
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EDITOR'S PICKS

CEOs Rank 2017 Best & Worst States for Business

While there is a level of constancy when it comes to the very best and very worst states for business, there is plenty of jockeying for position within the ranks, and even some leaping and plummeting.

Chief Executive’s 2017 CEO of the Year: Henry Schein’s Stanley Bergman

Peer CEOs Vote in Chief Executive Magazine’s 32nd Annual Award

Lessons From a CEO Who Built an Office Tower

Northwestern Mutual CEO John Schlifske opened a 32-story, $450M high-rise in downtown Milwaukee. The tower is now the largest building in Wisconsin.

My First Job: Belfor’s Yellen Learned Billion-Dollar Lessons as 11-Year-Old Dishwasher

Today Yellen has no regrets about being a child laborer, not only because he helped his family survive financially but also because he learned lessons that have proven invaluable.

CEO CONFIDENCE INDEX

CEOs Anticipate Improved Business Conditions By Next Year

Despite CEOs’ confidence ratings in future business conditions being flat since April, we believe their confidence may be about to break out of its holding pattern.

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