Since 1999, The Conference Board CEO Challenge survey has asked CEOs, presidents, and chairmen across the globe to identify their most critical challenges for the coming year. The top five challenges selected by the 1020 respondents to this year’s survey are Human Capital, Customer Relationships, Innovation, Operational Excellence and Corporate Brand and Reputation.

Click here to download The Conference Board CEO Challenge® 2014 Report.

Regional partners for the CEO Challenge® 2014 include:


Chartered Management Institute, United Kingdom  
Hellenic Management Association, Greece 

Mercer & Marsh

Fortune China  
Hong Kong Management Association   
Indonesian Institute for Corporate Directorship  
Makati Business Club   
Malaysian Institute of Management   
Australian Institute of Management
Singapore Business Federation  
Thailand Management Association  

Additional Information

To help you and your organization make the most of the CEO Challenge report and its findings, The Conference Board will be hosting a series of Business Perspectives Briefings in which our experts address 2014's concerns from CEOs around the globe. Please check back soon for an event schedule. 

The CEO Challenge website also contains valuable resources for C-level executives, including: 

CEO Challenge® 2014

More than 1000 business leaders identified their most critical challenges in The Conference Board CEO Challenge® 2014.

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