CEO Turnover Report

2014 September CEO Report: 124 Out Including eBay, Oracle

Turnover among the nation’s chief executive officers rose slightly in September as 124 planned CEO departures were reported, up 4.2 percent from the 119 in August, according to a report released Wednesday by global outplacement consultancy Challenger, Gray & Christmas, Inc.

The September total was up 15.8 percent from the same month a year ago when 107 were recorded. This marks the sixth month in which CEO changes outpaced the same month last year.

2014 July CEO Report: 105 CEOs Leave Their Posts

The pace of turnover among the nation’s chief executive officers was virtually unchanged in July, as 105 CEOs announced their departures during the month, according to a report issued Wednesday by global outplacement consultancy Challenger, Gray & Christmas, Inc.

The July total was up 1.9 percent from the 103 CEO departures recorded in June. It was 17.9 percent lower than the 128 CEO changes announced the same month a year ago.

2014 June CEO Report: 103 Changes in June, Q2 Up 10 Percent

The pace of turnover among the nation’s chief executive officers rose in June, as 103 CEOs announced their departures during the month, according to a report issued Wednesday by global outplacement consultancy Challenger, Gray & Christmas, Inc.

The June total was up 5 percent from the 98 CEO departures recorded in May. It was 9.6 percent higher than the 94 CEO changes announced the same month a year ago.

Associated Press: The Changing Role at the Top

Original Article: http://bigstory.ap.org/article/changing-role-top

"In fact, in the first four months of the year, 11 CEOS were forced out or fired, says a survey of private and public U.S. companies by Challenger, Gray and Christmas. That's up from 9 CEO terminations in the same period last year. And that doesn't count those who said they resigned, retired or stepped down, but who were actually pushed out.

April 2014 CEO Report: Fewer CEO Exits, But More Ousted

On the heels of Target’s May 5th announcement that chief executive officer Gregg Steinhafel will resign following a major data breach that left thousands of credit card numbers vulnerable, global outplacement consultancy Challenger, Gray & Christmas, Inc. reported 94 CEOs left their posts in April.

The April total was down 24 percent from the 123 CEO departures recorded in March and matched the number of CEO exits during the same month a year ago.

2014 March CEO Report: 366 Q1 CEO Changes, Most Since Q3 2008

Turnover among the nation’s chief executive officers rose 9.8 percent in March, as 123 CEOs left their posts during the month. Last month’s departures brings the first-quarter total to 366, the most in a single quarter since 408 left their posts in the third quarter of 2008, according to a report released Wednesday by global outplacement consultancy Challenger, Gray & Christmas, Inc.

2014 February CEO Report: 112 CEOs Out, 243 YTD

Turnover among the nation’s chief executive officers declined 14.5 percent in February, as 112 CEOs left their posts during the month. While last month’s total was down from 131 CEO departures in January, it was the heaviest February turnover since 2010 when 132 changes were recorded, according to a report released Wednesday by global outplacement consultancy Challenger, Gray & Christmas, Inc.

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