Finance

CEOs, Cash and Covid: What Every Company Must Do ASAP

Everybody's talking about liquidity. This is how you translate that talk into action.

Lessons For A Downturn: ‘Don’t Stretch More Than You Need To’

During the last recession, PlaneSense CEO George Antoniadis steadied the fractional-jet company with simple, sensible steps—a formula he’s ready to use again.

Bracing For Impact: If Recession Comes, Are Today’s CEOs Ready?

Many current chiefs have never led through a slowdown and would benefit from the wisdom of peers who’ve survived past downturns—and come out stronger on the other side.

In M&A, What You Don’t Know, Can Hurt You

When making an acquisition, you only get one chance to find the flaws in your new mate. After that, you bear the brunt of what you missed.

In Some Cases, Pay Really Should Be Unequal

Not everyone in your C-Suite is a superstar, so you need to divvy up the compensation pie accordingly, rather than average it in pursuit of "fairness.".

Thriving In Times Of Uncertainty

If you want to not only survive, but thrive during periods of great change, hunkering down to weather the storm is just about the worst thing you can do.

Silver Lining: NBA Bounces Back in China

An increasingly authoritarian regime poses risks to the values of any U.S. company doing business there. Some thoughts on how to handle.

Synchrony Financial CEO Margaret Keane On Life After GE

Serious about embracing digital technology—and diversity—the CEO of Synchrony Financial is on a mission to transform a stodgy industry.

How To Increase The Odds Of M&A Success

The issues that cause deals to fail can be mitigated with a proactive talent strategy that includes predictive analytics and a comprehensive communication strategy.

Secret to Successful M&A: Engineering Chemical Reactions

Baking a cake requires a series of chemical reactions that transform individual ingredients into a cohesive product. Pulling off a successful merger requires no less.
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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

CEOs Shrug Off Market Correction, Coronavirus As Short-Term Issues In Early-March Poll

Chief Executive Group's March survey finds CEOs remain confident about 2020 and beyond. They say reaction to coronavirus is overblown and economic indicators don’t give any reason to panic—yet.
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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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