CEO features chief executives from the corporate and not-for-profit sectors. The show explores what it takes to make a company successful in today's global marketplace, asking questions about leadership style and ethics.
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Rick Wagoner, General Motors August 29, 2008
On its 100th anniversary, General Motors is hardly celebrating. Instead, the nation’s largest automaker battles declining truck and SUV sales, fuel-weary consumers and a $15.5 billion second-quarter loss.
Ralph Babb, Comerica Bank July 25, 2008
CEO Ralph Babb Jr is banking on the state’s population growth and better-than-average economy to shore up Comerica’s financial health.
Doug Brooks, Brinker International June 27, 2008
Doug Brooks is Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer for Brinker International. Brinker brands include Chili’s® Grill & Bar and Maggiano’s Little Italy.
Gary Kelly, Southwest Airlines May 30, 2008
Southwest Airlines carries more passengers than any other airline in the world but CEO Gary Kelly is facing a dismal climate in 2008.
Gabriel Barbier-Mueller, Harwood International April 25, 2008
A global real estate developer behind some of the building cranes towering over Uptown, Harwood International begins construction on a new 27-story office tower on the site of the former St. Ann Catholic school.
Trevor Fetter, Tenet Health Care March 28, 2008
Fetter was named to his position in September 2003. He originally joined Tenet in 1995, serving as an executive vice president, chief financial officer and a member of the office of the president.
Mike Ullman, JC Penney February 28, 2008
Myron E. (Mike) Ullman, III is chairman of the board and chief executive officer of J. C. Penney Company, Inc.
Alan Boeckmann, Fluor Corporation January 25, 2008
Alan Boeckmann is CEO of Irving-based Fluor Corporation which designs, builds and maintains many of the world’s largest capital projects.
Nina Vaca, Small Business Owner December 28, 2007
Nina Vaca is the founder, Chairman, and CEO of the second fastest growing firm in a $20 billion dollar industry.
Kip Tindell, The Container Store November 30, 2007
Kip Tindell began shaping his philosophy toward business as a student at Jesuit College Preparatory School of Dallas. And it was while he was in high school that he would begin shaping a flair for retailing that would later turn an industry on its ear.