Lego maintains that it still holds Padda in high esteem, and that the move is simply because the right person became available at an earlier time.
CEOs increasingly need to understand why technology is important, what it can do and to take steps to make sure they are factoring it into both their decisions and their company’s strategic direction.
Data shows a “premier” education does not necessarily make for a successful CEO
Northwestern Mutual CEO John Schlifske opened a 32-story, $450M high-rise in downtown Milwaukee. The tower is now the largest building in Wisconsin.
Stanley M. Bergman, CEO of Henry Schein, Inc., has been named “2017 CEO of the Year” by Chief Executive magazine, an honor bestowed upon an outstanding corporate leader, nominated and selected by peer CEOs.
Many CEOs simply think of thought leadership as a marketing strategy, but it has the capacity to change an industry while expanding personal—and company—success.
Earlier this year, CEO turnover spiked in January and February, but it has since tapered off.
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.
Shareholder activists have more and more heads on their wall—behold those of General Electric’s Jeffrey Immelt and Uber’s Travis Kalanick, of the most recent vintage—and more CEOs and boards are focusing energy on how not to be their next victims.
Elon Musk's high rating provides a reminder that ambition shouldn't be confused with recklessness.