CEO Turnover Report

CEO EXITS PLUNGE 34% IN FEBRUARY TO 87

Turnover among the nation’s chief executive officers plunged 34 percent in February, as 87 CEO departures were announced, down from 131 in January, according to a report released Wednesday by global outplacement consultancy Challenger, Gray & Christmas, Inc.

The February total was 7.4 percent lower than the same month a year ago, when announced CEO departures totaled 94.

2015 December CEO Report: 114 CEOs Out in December Bring Yearly Total to 1,221

Turnover among the nation’s chief executive officers reached a six-month high in December, as 114 vacated their posts during the month, according to the year-end report on announced CEO departures released Wednesday by global outplacement consultancy Challenger, Gray & Christmas, Inc.

December exits were 33 percent higher than the 86 changes in November, and 7 percent higher than the 107 CEO Departures announced in December 2014.

2015 November CEO Report: Lowest Monthly Total In 33 Months

Turnover among the nation’s chief executive officers fell to a 33-month low in November as 86 CEO departures were announced during the month, according to a report released Wednesday by global outplacement consultancy Challenger, Gray & Christmas, Inc.

The November total was 8.5 percent lower than the 94 CEO exits recorded in October. It represents the lowest monthly total in since matching the 86 CEO departures announced in March 2013.

2015 September CEO Report: 104 CEOs Leave in September, 339 in Q3

Turnover among the nation’s chief executive officers fell slightly in September as 104 planned CEO departures were reported, down 2.8 percent from the 107 in August, according to a report released Wednesday by global outplacement consultancy Challenger, Gray & Christmas, Inc.

The September total was down 16.1 percent from the same month a year ago when 124 were recorded.

CEO CHANGES JUMP 13% IN JUNE TO 102; MIDYEAR TOTAL IS 11% LOWER THAN A YEAR AGO

The pace of chief executive officer departures surged in June, with nearly five new announcements each business day. The 102 changes recorded during the month, including notable exits at Boeing, Twitter, and Toys R, Us was the most since January, according to the latest report from global outplacement consultancy Challenger, Gray & Christmas, Inc.

Last month’s total was up 13 percent from the 90 CEO exits announced in May. It marks just the second time this year that more than 100 departures were announced.

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