CEO of the Year

CEO OF THE YEAR 1991

Your will is done. Chief Executive readers have nominated and a distinguished committed of peers-- all of them current or former CEOs-have confirmed Wayne...

CEO OF THE YEAR 1989

You have spoken. Chief Executive readers have nominated, and a panel of peers has confirmed, Donald E. Petersen of Ford Motor Company as this...

CEO OF THE YEAR 1988

"Bill is one of the best chief executives I've met in my business career," says Ryder System's Tony Burns, who earns top marks as...

CEO OF THE YEAR 1987

"He's something of a superstar executive," says McDonnell-Douglas's CEO Sanford McDonnell. "He's personable, good looking and has a lot of drive and perseverance." "He's...
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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 Confidence Plunges In August Amid Growing Trade Worries And Slowdown Fears

CEO confidence in future business conditions fell 6% in August from July, according to Chief Executive’s most recent polling. At 6.2 out of 10 on our 1-10 scale, confidence is at its lowest level since October 2016.
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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 2019 Best & Worst States for Business.

CEO OF THE YEAR

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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