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Women CEOs Make Headway in 2016

The number of women taking over the role of chief executive officer increased for the third consecutive year in 2016, according to new data released Wednesday by global outplacement consultancy Challenger, Gray & Christmas, Inc. The new findings suggest that while women still represent a small fraction of the nation’s CEOs, they are rapidly making gains.

2016 April CEO Turnover: Exits Hit 108; Strategy, Not Sector Weakness, Impacts Computer Leaders

Turnover among the nation’s chief executive officers increased for the second consecutive month in April, as 108 CEO departures were announced during the month. That was up 7 percent from 101 in March, according to a report released Wednesday by global outplacement consultancy Challenger, Gray & Christmas, Inc.

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.

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