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Why Jim McNerney? A Discussion of the ‘2015 CEO of the Year’ Selection Process

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Members of the 2015 Chief Executive of the Year Selection Committee faced a challenge choosing among an impressive list of finalists. In the end, they selected Boeing's Jim McNerney. Comments from each of the judges follow.

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A Simple Rule for Achieving Balance and Success in Business

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During a marketing meeting at company Constant Contact, some VPs gave their best pieces of business advice. Catherine Kniker, VP of International and Local Success (an Irish expatriate who always has something fun up her sleeve), got up to the podium and said, “Mine is going to come from someone with a sixth-grade education: my dad.” The room perked up a little at this. She put a slide up with the words: “Just do the thing you said you were gonna do.”

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Matchmaking CEO Talia Goldstein Hides Pregnancy to Be Taken Seriously

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Talia Goldstein was a successful 33-year-old CEO isolated by a secret. “I felt ashamed ... alone ... upset .. scared,” said Goldstein, the CEO of matchmaking company Three Day Rule. “I was pregnant,” she added.

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Suzuki Motor CEO Names Son to Succeed Him as President

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Suzuki Motor Corp's 85-year-old CEO Osamu Suzuki named his eldest son as the new president of Japan's fourth-biggest automaker, easing investor concerns over the firm's succession plan and boosting the company's shares by more than 5 percent.

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Big Business on Winning Side in U.S. Top Court’s Major Rulings

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Big business was on the winning side in the U.S. Supreme Court's two major cases of the year, with hundreds of employers pushing hard in favor of gay marriage and the healthcare industry backing the insurance subsidies available under Obamacare.

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IBM Is Struggling, but Former CEO Sam Palmisano Says He Isn’t Looking Back

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FireMon, the leading provider of proactive security intelligence solutions, today announced that company Founder and CEO Jody Brazil was named Ernst & Young's (EY) 2015 Entrepreneur Of The Year in technology for the Central Midwest region.

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Tesla Motors Inc CEO Elon Musk Faces Setback On 44th Birthday

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Elon Musk’s private venture, SpaceX, experienced a major setback in space tourism when its Falcon 9 rocket exploded shortly after lift off on June 28, Mr. Musk’s 44th birthday. According to initial reports, the Falcon 9 was on a cargo mission to the international space station.

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