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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.”

Satya Nadella Is Rejuvenating—And Transforming—Microsoft

Since Nadella was named the third CEO of the Bellevue, Wash. company in 2014, Microsoft’s market cap has more than doubled to $681.6 billion.

Zuckerberg Is Leading Facebook Back To Its Roots

Facebook founder, chair and CEO Mark Zuckerberg is leading the platform back to its roots: focusing more on the personal connections between friends and family.
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CEO1000

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 In U.S. Business Conditions Falls To Lowest Level Of 2018

The CEO Confidence Index has taken a tumble, thanks a trade war that CEOs say is beginning to materialize and a fear a change in the weather.
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Best and Worst States For Business

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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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