Finance

CEOs in CPG Understand How Tough Small Acquisitions Can Be

Look no further than the bombshell earnings disappointment from Kraft Heinz for confirmation of how important it is for CEOs to get “big-to-small” strategies right.

Building Company Value To Prepare It For Sale

Here's a look into a process for building value into companies and the role of a turnaround specialist in asset recovery and valuation preservation for troubled companies.

More CEOs Get Pre-Emptive About Layoffs And Cost-Cutting

More CEOs these days are thinking and acting like GM CEO Mary Barra, moving to get their corporate houses in order at least in part as a pre-emptive strike against the seemingly growing likelihood of a slowdown in the U.S economy.

Health E-Commerce CEO On FSA And HSA Opportunities

Jeremy Miller, CEO of Health E-Commerce, spoke with Chief Executive about the healthcare industry’s ongoing challenge to controlling costs and competing with Amazon.

After Plunging In December, CEO Outlook For 2019 Ticks Up In January

After plunging to a two-year low in December, CEO confidence in future business conditions ticked up 2.5% in January to 6.6 out of 10, from 6.4 out of 10 in December.
Elon Musk on 60 Minutes

Musk’s Petulance On 60 Minutes Shows It’s Time For Him To Grow Up

Elon Musk's interview on 60 Minutes shows that even though he doesn't want to “adhere to some CEO template," the erratic CEO of Tesla needs to grow up.

Executive Compensation Mistakes: Stop Treating Everyone Equally

In business, certain functions are more important than others. And fair or not, some people on your executive team are more important than others. Their compensation should reflect that.

Lessons Learned From The 2008 Financial Crisis

When navigating a crisis, leaders must remember that regaining former glory is not an overnight effort—especially when the crisis is the result of a systemic failure, as it was in 2008.

Tyson Foods Takes Aggressive Approach Towards Innovation

Tyson Foods' new strategy may hold lessons for other CEOs in the legacy economy that are trying to figure out how to leverage interest in entrepreneurial companies and outside innovations.

Lessons From GE: When The Board Wants You Out

John Flannery’s sudden ouster at GE after a mere 13 months on the job by a newly constituted board startled many peer CEOs, as well as analysts, investors and employees. When your company hits a bump in the road, will your board have your back—or back you right out the door?
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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 Plunges In August Amid Growing Trade Worries And Slowdown Fears

CEO confidence in future business conditions fell 6% in August from July, according to Chief Executive’s most recent polling. At 6.2 out of 10 on our 1-10 scale, confidence is at its lowest level since October 2016.
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Best and Worst States For Business

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CEO of the Year

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