CEO1000 Tracker

How the Faces of Leadership have Changed This Year

Earlier this year, CEO turnover spiked in January and February, but it has since tapered off.

When Founders Flounder—Either Lead, Learn or Leave

Clearly the very fiery temperament of a flamboyant founder that drives bold entrepreneurial ambitions during a company’s inception can backfire later. Yet there are profound strategic and cultural risks to replacing founders.

Craig Jelinek, CEO of Costco, Continues to Thrive

Craig Jelinek, CEO of Costco, which is #17 of the top 1,000 public/private companies, is one of America's most loved CEOs.

Coca Cola: Leadership Transitions at this Iconic Brand

After nine years as CEO of Coca Cola, Muhtar Kent handed the reins to James Quincey, the company’s COO and president, on May 1.

Doug McMillon, CEO of Walmart, Leads the Largest U.S. Company

Doug McMillon has been CEO of Walmart since 2014. And at 51, he is younger than the average CEO, at 58, of the top 1,000 public/private companies.

Global Mobility in Succession Planning Part 1: How Expat Assignments Can Drive Leadership Development

Organizations looking to develop global leaders within their teams are beginning to take a different approach to the challenge, with many now requiring expatriate...

Era of Barra: 4 Lessons from the GM Chief

Mary Barra has been CEO of General Motors for just three years, but already there is a mountain of lessons for other chiefs in how she has managed not only to survive but to thrive in one of the highest-profile positions of any global business leader.

US Steel CEO Mario Longhi’s Sudden Departure

In early May, US Steel CEO Mario Longhi stepped down from the CEO job, with plans to fully retire from the company by the end of June.

Successful CEO Transitions Part 3: Perspective of the New Leader

Transitions are challenging for every CEO, but they are especially difficult for those new to the role.

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.
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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 & 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.

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