CEO succession can be a tricky business, and not just on TV

May 21, 2024
The pending departure of JPMorgan Chase boss Jaime Dimon highlights the difficulties of replacing the person at the top.
Jamie Dimon, the outspoken CEO of banking giant JPMorgan Chase, signaled his retirement in the next few years.
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For aspiring CEOs, being a buyer rather than a founder is an increasingly attractive path

Mar 27, 2024
Raising "search funds" to find a business to buy may be an answer to a challenging startup landscape.
Although the concept has been around for decades, the number of "search fund" starts went from 20 in 2013 to 105 in 2023.
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CEO turnover is big right now

Oct 30, 2023
From January to September this year, more than 1,400 CEOs have left their jobs. That’s up by almost 50% from the same period last year.
Now that the pandemic’s dust has settled, more companies are shaking things up at the C-suite level.
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Most CEOs are confident about the future of the economy and their own company

Oct 5, 2023
But fewer CEOs feel confident of their firm’s fortunes than last year, a KPMG survey shows. More execs also want people back in the office.
Last year, 95% of CEOs said they were confident about their own company’s growth prospects. This year, it's 79%. Still high, but a big drop.
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Target's the latest company to ditch mandatory retirement for CEOs

Sep 7, 2022
With people living and working longer, many companies see the rules as outdated.
Brian Cornell, shown here in 2017, can stay on as Target CEO after turning 65.
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What will Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos do as executive chair?

Feb 3, 2021
He'll be a strategic adviser to the new CEO. And with millions of shares of company stock, he'll have a lot of say in his role.
Jeff Bezos will most likely maintain plenty of power at Amazon. Above, Bezos, left, addresses moderator Charlie Rose and the Economic Club of New York in 2016.
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"The next Steve Jobs might just be named Stephanie."

Nov 4, 2019
A new book outlines the experience of 31 female founders and CEOs in business today.
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Temps at the top

Apr 23, 2019
About a third of Trump's cabinet members are temps, an arrangement the private sector knows a thing or two about.
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What's ahead for Best Buy's new CEO?

Apr 15, 2019
Corie Barry will replace Hubert Joly in June.
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Apple shares drop after news of waning iPhone sales

Jan 3, 2019
Cook also attributes challenges in China to the projected downturn in revenue.
Apple CEO Tim Cook delivers the keynote address at the Apple 2012 World Wide Developers Conference (WWDC) at Moscone West on June 11, 2012 in San Francisco, California.
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