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General Electric CEO: Larry Culp Biography

Larry Culp General Electric CEO An Epic Meltdown On October 1st of 2018, General Electric (GE) made the unexpected announcement that John Flannery would no longer be their CEO; he was being replaced by beloved board member, Larry Culp. For the sake of context, over

Lowe’s CEO: Marvin Ellison Biography

Executive Profile Lowe’s CEO: Marvin Ellison Overlooked Marvin Ellison has graced the executive ranks of numerous iconic American brands, yet even he admits that throughout his storied professional career, he can count 10 promotions that he did not get and was passed over for. At

Cisco CEO: Chuck Robbins Biography

Executive Profile Chuck Robbins Early Life Chuck was born in Grayson, Georgia in the mid-1960s. He’d spend his early childhood in this small town that geographically sits about 26 miles from Atlanta.  His father was a planning and zoning commissioner for Grayson and a neighboring

Ford CEO: Jim Hackett Biography

Executive Profile Ford CEO: Jim Hackett Early Life Jim was born on April 22, 1955 and grew up in Ohio. His family ancestry can be traced back to both southern and central parts of Ireland; particularly, counties Waterford and Cork in the south to County

Disney CEO: Bob Chapek Biography

Executive Profile Disney CEO: Bob Chapek A Legend’s Departure Celebrated Disney CEO Bob Iger stunned the Magical Kingdom in early 2020 when he released a statement disclosing that he’d be stepping down from his role as chief executive. Throughout a nearly 15 year journey at

United Airlines CEO: Oscar Munoz Biography

Executive Profile United Airlines CEO: Oscar Munoz A Moment Gone Viral In April of 2017, Dr. David Dao boarded his United Airlines plane at Chicago O’Hare International Airport. He was Louisville, Kentucky bound on this Sunday evening, that is until an announcement came over the

Delta Air Lines CEO: Ed Bastian Biography

Executive Profile Delta Air Lines CEO: Ed Bastian “Recline Gate” Bastian was being pressed by the hosts of CNBC’s “Squawk Box.” After a video went viral of a woman reclining her seat and a man retaliating by punching it, the world needed to know: what

Gilead Sciences CEO: Daniel O’Day Biography

Executive Profile Gilead Sciences CEO: Daniel O’Day On Leadership In an interview with Slone Partners, O’Day is asked what qualities he looks for in leadership candidates. His response: It’s valuable to get to the heart of what makes someone tick. Their sense of purpose needs

Intel CEO: Bob Swan Biography

Executive Profile Intel CEO: Bob Swan An Abrupt Resignation On Thursday, June 21st, 2018 Intel CEO Brian Krzanich abruptly resigned from his position as the head of one of America’s most dependable tech companies. Just before making his decision, he was informed that an internal

Chevron CEO: Mike Wirth Biography

Executive Profile Chevron CEO: Mike Wirth “Fundamental to a better quality of life, which is what everybody wants, they want a better future for their children, they want education, they want health care, better opportunity; economic development underpins that and economic development goes hand in