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Steve Easterbrook Helping To Make A ‘Better McDonald’s’

In Q1 2018, McDonald's marked its 11th consecutive quarter of positive comparable sales, with growth of 5.5%

Mondelēz CEO Dirk Van de Put Gets Customer-Centric In 2018

Mondelēz International Inc. - maker of "power brands" like Oreo, Chips Ahoy!, Ritz, Cadbury Dairy Milk and Trident gum – is boosting its profitability.

With Jim Umpleby At The Helm, Caterpillar Profits From “Operational Excellence”

Under CEO Jim Umpleby, Caterpillar is achieving “operational excellence,” and it’s showing up on the bottom line. The Deerfield, Ill.-based manufacturer of machinery and engines...

CEO1000: Welcome To The Class Of 2017-2018

In the last 15 months, 128 new executives took the reins at America’s 1,000 largest companies. While the firms may be different, there are a few things every new CEO can do to ensure success.

PepsiCo’s CEO And Chair Indra Nooyi Is Leading The Company To New Heights

Indra K. Nooyi, PepsiCo’s chairman and CEO, is also the chief architect of the company’s “Performance with Purpose” – the pledge “to do what’s right for the business by being responsive to the needs of the world around us.”
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With Alphabet Inc. CEO Larry Page Is Making Google Stronger

Alphabet is investing heavily research and development in areas of strategic focus for Google, such as search, advertising, and machine learning.

CVS Heath CEO Larry J. Merlo Excited About The Potential Of Aetna Acquisition

CVS Health – combined with Aetna – will become “America's front door to quality health care,” says president and CEO Larry J. Merlo. The “pharmacy...

Kevin Johnson Is Leading Starbucks’ Next Wave Of Growth

Starbucks CEO Kevin Johnson likes to talk about the company’s “innovation strategy” to accelerate its next wave of growth.

3M’s Inge Thulin Is Championing The Power Of Science

3M is all about championing the power of science, says chairman, president and CEO Inge Thulin.

How CEO Ginni Rometty Is Reshaping IBM

CEO, president and chair Virginia “Ginni” Rometty is helping to reshape IBM into “the incumbent disruptor.”
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CEO1000 Tracker Full List

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.

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CEO CONFIDENCE INDEX

CEO Confidence Falls On Growing Trade War Worries

President Trump's trade policies are dividing CEOs.
Our monthly review of CEO Confidence reveals that geopolitical concerns, like trade wars, are causing many business leaders are causing them to be pessimistic in an otherwise buoyant environment.
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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 2018 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.

EDITOR'S PICKS

President Trump's trade policies are dividing CEOs.

TrumpTrade: How Trump’s Trade Policies Divide CEOs

CEOs across the nation may be near-uniformly thrilled with the GOP tax cuts and regulatory rollback. President Trump’s trade policies are another story.

CEO Guidelines For Speaking Out On Controversial Issues

When it comes to successfully extolling your purpose or speaking out on politics, there’s a right way and a wrong way. Here are six guidelines to get you started.

It’s Time For The CEO To Own AI As A Strategic Imperative

To ensure companies achieve the full potential of AI – and to mitigate its potential risks – CEOs cannot relegate AI strategy to IT departments.

CEO Pay: It Has Little to Do With What the 200 Best-Paid CEOs Earn

The problem is that looking at CEO pay by looking through the lens of the top 200 best-paid CEOs tells you nothing about most CEO pay.