CEO of the Year

Full List of Previous CEO of the Year Award Winners

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.

Celebrating 2011’s CEO of the Year Alan Mulally

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.

Highlights from Alan Mulally’s CEO of the Year Acceptance Speech

Alan Mulally had many stories from his time at Ford. In this anecdote, he discusses how he diagnosed Ford's problems and started to work to turn the company around.

Celebrating 2011’s CEO of the Year: Alan Mulally

Chief Executive honored Ford CEO Alan Mulally as 2011's CEO of the Year. Mulally received the recognition for his turnaround of the Ford brand.

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.
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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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