Customer Service Ranks First, Says Progressive CEO Tricia Griffith

After rising through the ranks for nearly 30 years, Griffith in 2016 was named to the top post, one of only 32 female CEOs running Fortune 500 companies.

Under Bob Iger, Disney Continues To Flourish Throughout The Globe

No matter if Disney gets 21th Century Fox or not, chairman and CEO Bob Iger will continue to lead the iconic brand’s expansion throughout the world.

Under Joe Gorder, Valero Energy Continues To Grow

With roughly 10,000 employees, Valero is an independent petroleum refiner and ethanol producer, with petroleum refineries in the U.S., Canada and the U.K.

CEO Brian Moynihan Overhauls And Streamlines Bank of America

In the aftermath of the financial crisis, Brian Moynihan gets the credit for “methodically overhauling and streamlining the bloated and nearly crippled” Bank of America Corp.

Under Chairman & CEO Darren Woods, ExxonMobil Expands Drilling And Refinery Ops

Under Chairman and CEO Darren Woods, Exxon Mobil is massively expanding its drilling and refinery operations.

Steve Easterbrook Helping To Make A ‘Better McDonald’s’

In Q1 2018, McDonald's marked its 11th consecutive quarter of positive comparable sales, with growth of 5.5%

Mondelēz CEO Dirk Van de Put Gets Customer-Centric In 2018

Mondelēz International Inc. - maker of "power brands" like Oreo, Chips Ahoy!, Ritz, Cadbury Dairy Milk and Trident gum – is boosting its profitability.

With Jim Umpleby At The Helm, Caterpillar Profits From “Operational Excellence”

Under CEO Jim Umpleby, Caterpillar is achieving “operational excellence,” and it’s showing up on the bottom line. The Deerfield, Ill.-based manufacturer of machinery and engines...

CEO1000: Welcome To The Class Of 2017-2018

In the last 15 months, 128 new executives took the reins at America’s 1,000 largest companies. While the firms may be different, there are a few things every new CEO can do to ensure success.

PepsiCo’s CEO And Chair Indra Nooyi Is Leading The Company To...

Indra K. Nooyi, PepsiCo’s chairman and CEO, is also the chief architect of the company’s “Performance with Purpose” – the pledge “to do what’s right for the business by being responsive to the needs of the world around us.”

With Alphabet Inc. CEO Larry Page Is Making Google Stronger

Alphabet is investing heavily research and development in areas of strategic focus for Google, such as search, advertising, and machine learning.

CVS Heath CEO Larry J. Merlo Excited About The Potential Of...

CVS Health – combined with Aetna – will become “America's front door to quality health care,” says president and CEO Larry J. Merlo. The “pharmacy...
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Former Intel CEO Krzanich — What Was He Thinking?

The risks of having an extramarital affair, even when it is consensual, as former Intel CEO Brian Krzanich did, can result in personal outcomes too devastating to contemplate.

Keys To Earning Sustained Loyalty From Your Employees

To reap the undeniable bottom-line profits of a highly engaged and loyal workforce, CEOs must empower talent, brand and employee experience teams to deliver on the expectations of today’s employees.

Otis Elevator’s Judy Marks Talks Leadership, The Future Of Manufacturing

As president of the world’s largest elevator company, Otis Elevator Co.’s Judy Marks knows that standing pat isn’t an option—especially for an industry leader.
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Trump’s Trade Strategy Playing Well With Some Manufacturing CEOs

Many CEOs at U.S.-based manufacturers are applauding President Trump's attempt to disrupt and overturn a global trade milieu of long standing that they believe has greatly disadvantaged American companies and exports overall.