CEO Turnover Report
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.
While turnover among the nation’s chief executive officers remained virtually unchanged in March, with 95 CEO departures compared to 94 the previous month, first-quarter departures were down 18 percent from the same period last year, according to the latest report from global outplacement consultancy Challenger, Gray & Christmas, Inc.
Turnover among the nation’s chief executive officers was virtually unchanged in January as 110 CEOs announced their departures during the month, up from 107 in December, according to a report released Wednesday by global outplacement consultancy Challenger, Gray & Christmas, Inc.
The January total was 16 percent lower than the same month a year ago, when CEO departures reached a four-year high of 131.
"Departures of CEO from U.S. companies and non-profit organizations reached a six-year high in 2014.
Some 1,341 chief executives either vacated their posts or announced their upcoming departures, up 7.6% from 2013, according to a report by Challenger, Gray & Christmas."