CEO Interviews 2004-2013

Since 1999, The Conference Board CEO Challenge survey has asked CEOs, presidents, and chairmen from across the globe to identify their most critical challenges. This year’s survey features a somewhat revised set of 10 overall challenges and a more in-depth strategy section to better reflect today’s business environment. These follow-up interviews with CEOs across the globe enhanced our qualitative understanding of the issues.

2013

     

Harald F. Stock, Ph.D.
   Grunenthal GmbH
           Transcript

               
               Keith Williams
  Underwriters Laboratories, Inc.
                   Transcript

 

2012

Ilene Gordon
Ingredion Incorporated
Video

Peter Grauer
Bloomberg LP
Transcript 

John Prescott
QR National Limited
Transcript 

Harald F. Stock, Ph.D.
Grunenthal GmbH
Transcript

Ben Verwaayen
Alcatel-Lucent
Video | Transcript

Larry Zimpleman
Principal Financial Group
Transcript

 

2011

Fred Keller 
Chairman and CEO
Cascade Engineering
Published: November 2011
Stephanie Hickman Boyse
President and CEO
Brazeway
Published: August 2011

 

2009

Barry Melancon
President and CEO
American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
Published: June 2009

 

2008

George W. Buckley
President, CEO
3M Company
Published: July 2008

Jouko Karvinen
CEO
Stora Enso
Helsinki Finland

Published: June 2008 


Ivan Seidenberg
CEO
Verizon Communications, Inc.,

Published: July 2008

J. Doug Pruitt
CEO
Stundt Construction
Published: July 2008

 

 

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As never before, leaders of small-to-midsize companies must master softer, more intangible skills, such as the capacity to build relationships and maintain a strong culture. In this series of interviews, top CEOs reveal how they've met the challenge.
Published: February 2008

 

2006

Stephanie A. Burns
President and CEO
Dow Corning
Published: June 2006

Lim Chee-Onn
Executive Chairman
Keppel Corporation, Ltd., Singapore
Published: May 2006

Bertrand Collomb
Chairman of the Board of Directors
Lafarge, France
Published: May 2006

Gerhard Cromme
Chairman of the Supervisory Board
ThyssenKrupp AG, Düsseldorf, Germany
Published: June 2006

Sajjan Jindal
Vice Chairman and Managing Director 
JSW Steel, Ltd.; Mumbai, India
Published: June 2006

 

 

2005

    

Julien De Wilde
CEO
N.V. Bekaert S.A., Kortrijk 
Published: February 2005

 

2004

Alain J.P. Belda
Chairman and CEO
Alcoa, Inc,. New York
Published: October 2004

S. Dhanabalan
Chairman
Temasek Holdings (Pte) Ltd., Singapore
Published: January 2004

Daniel DiMicco
Vice-Chairman, President, and CEO
Nucor Corporation, Charlotte, NC
Published: January 2004

 

Nandan M. Nilekani
CEO, President, Managing Director, and Co-Founder
Infosys Technologies, Ltd, Bangalore, India
Published: October 2004

   

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