The ‘Unique Obligation’ Of CEOs: 35th Annual Chief Executive of the...

‘This world is desperate for effective leadership,’ Marshall Cooper, CEO of Chief Executive Group, told attendees at this year’s virtual celebration. ‘And CEOs are uniquely well equipped to serve society and advance humankind.’

America’s Banker: Brian Moynihan, 2020 CEO Of The Year

Analytical, deliberate and deeply principled, Bank of America’s Brian Moynihan led one of the most impressive turnarounds in Wall Street history. And he did it just in the nick of time. A conversation with our Chief Executive of the Year

Bank of America’s Brian T. Moynihan Named Chief Executive Magazine’s 2020...

Honored by his peer CEOs for his long-term corporate leadership and his stewardship of the global financial system in a time of crisis; Moynihan joins list of legendary executives including Gates, Welsh, Dell, Mulcahy, Bossidy and others.

Marriott CEO Arne Sorenson On Navigating Complexity and Learning From Bill...

At a gala dinner at the Nasdaq Marketsite in New York on July 25, Marriott CEO Arne Sorenson was honored as our 2019 Chief Executive of the Year.

Marriott’s Arne Sorenson: 2019 CEO of the Year

Megadeals! Hacks! Strikes! Protests! Airbnb! In a very crazy time for Marriott International, CEO Arne Sorenson excels by focusing on his people—and sticking to his principles.

Hewson: We Need Leaders To Meet Today’s Daunting Challenges

On July 30, 2018, Lockheed Martin CEO Marillyn Hewson spoke at the United Nations Delegates Dining Room, accepting the honor as the 2018 CEO of the Year. Here is an execrpt from her speech.

Lockheed Martin’s Marillyn Hewson: 2018 CEO Of The Year

Passionate, poised and relentlessly methodical, Lockheed Martin’s Marillyn Hewson has proved to be the right leader for risky times. And now she’s Chief Executive’s 2018 CEO of the Year.

The Gala CEO of the Year Event

The CEO of the Year Gala is a unique event in American business. Peer CEOs gather to celebrate the accomplishments of the winner, as...

About the Award

Judging and selection of a winner is done by a Judging Committee of distinguished peer CEOs in a meeting held in March at the New York Stock Exchange.

Charles Knight’s Legacy Lives on at Emerson

The recent passing of Charles (Chuck) Knight (on Sept. 12) marks another end to a style of leader businesses will not likely see again for some time.

Degree of Difficulty: CEO Of The Year Criteria Explained

There is no such thing as an easy CEO job. However, there’s also no denying that some captains are hit with far more headwinds than others during their leadership tenures.

Reputation/Beacon of Excellence/Community: One of 11 CEO Leadership Qualities

Every serious contender for CEO of the Year has a stellar track record across every aspect of leading a business.

Honoring The 2017 CEO Of The Year: Henry Schein’s Stan Bergman

In July, business leaders gathered at the New York Stock Exchange to recognize Stanley Bergman, CEO of Henry Schein, who was chosen as the 2017 CEO of the Year by a selection committee of his CEO peers.

“Don’t Leave People Behind,” Says CEO of the Year Stan Bergman

On July 18, 2017, Henry Schein CEO Stanley M. Bergman became Chief Executive’s 32nd CEO of the Year. Read an excerpt from his powerful acceptance speech here.