CEO1000 Tracker

Key Trends Among the Top 1,000 CEOs

CEOs of the 1,000 largest companies (by revenue) vary by many factors. Here are six of the top key trends.

Arconic: A Sudden Opening at the Top

Kleinfeld's behavior, rather than investor pressure, was more the reason for his leaving.

Successful Chief Executive Transitions Part 2: The Role of the Predecessor

For the new CEO to be successful, should the prior CEO stay and help with the transition…or go?

Successful CEO Transitions Part 1: Capturing Opportunities, Minimizing Risks

Everyone on the executive team is responsible for helping a new CEO succeed.

Where are the Women CEOs?

There are many fewer women CEOs than male CEOs in the top 1,000 companies (public and private), but there are interesting trends about where women CEOs gravitate and do best.

Disney: Staying the Course, for Now

The CEO1000 Tracker shows that 50 CEOs left their jobs in the first quarter of 2017. But one top executive decided to stay put: Disney’s Robert Iger.

Starbucks: Schultz Passes the Torch

Although Howard Schultz is turning the CEO reigns over to Kevin Johnson, he will remain involved in many aspects of the company.

Keeping Tabs on Top CEOs Through CEO1000 Tracker

The CEO1000 Tracker is designed to keep CEOs and other executives informed about their peers and the top 1000 companies they lead.

Keys to an Effective Transfer of Top Leadership

From the persistently high CEO turnover rate to the declining tenure of those at the top, we are continually reminded that company performance is not the only factor in failed transitions.
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CEO Optimism For 2021 Plateaus In October Amid Contentious Election And Covid Uncertainty

Chief Executive’s October polling of nearly 500 CEOs finds CEOs cautious on the eve of the Presidential election.