The CEO machines
Here are the companies that produced the most chief executives.


Former company Distinguished alumni Current company Title
PROCTER & GAMBLE CO W McNerney Jr BOEING CO Chairman/President/CEO
Gerald Johnston CLOROX CO Chairman/President/CEO
Douglas Baker Jr ECOLAB INC President/CEO
Stephen Sanger GENERAL MILLS INC Chairman/CEO
Paul Charron LIZ CLAIBORNE INC Chairman/CEO
Steven Ballmer MICROSOFT CORP CEO
W Kiely III MOLSON COORS BREWING CO
(COORS ADOLPH CO prior to 02/2005)
President/CEO
Alan Lafley PROCTER & GAMBLE CO Chairman/President/CEO
Stephen MacMillan STRYKER CORP President/CEO
Ronald DeFeo TEREX CORP Chairman/President/CEO/COO
Mark Ketchum NEWELL RUBBERMAID INC Interim President/CEO
GENERAL ELECTRIC CO Kevin Sharer AMGEN INC Chairman/President/CEO
Barry Perry ENGELHARD CORP Chairman/CEO
Robert Nardelli HOME DEPOT INC Chairman/President/CEO
David Cote HONEYWELL INTERNATIONAL INC Chairman/CEO
Mark Frissora TENNECO INC (Tenneco Automotive Inc prior to 11/2005) Chairman/President/CEO
Lawrence Johnston ALBERTSONS INC Chairman/President/CEO
W McNerney Jr BOEING CO Chairman/President/CEO
Jeffrey Immelt GENERAL ELECTRIC CO Chairman/CEO
Matthew Espe IKON OFFICE SOLUTIONS INC Chairman/President/CEO
Christopher Kearney SPX CORP President/CEO
GENERAL MOTORS CORP (GM) Doctor George Buckley 3M CO (Minnesota Mining & Manufacturing Co prior to 02/2002) Chairman/President/CEO
John Finnegan CHUBB CORP Chairman/President/CEO
Doctor José Alapont FEDERAL-MOGUL CORP Chairman/President/CEO
Michael Burns DANA CORP Chairman/President/CEO
Richard Wagoner Jr GENERAL MOTORS CORP (GM) Chairman/CEO
E O'Neal MERRILL LYNCH & CO INC Chairman/President/CEO
Lewis Campbell TEXTRON INC Chairman/President/CEO
INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS MACHINES (IBM) CORP John Chambers CISCO SYSTEMS INC President/CEO
Patricia Russo LUCENT TECHNOLOGIES INC Chairman/CEO
Jeffrey Joerres MANPOWER INC Chairman/President/CEO
Steven Reinemund PEPSICO INC Chairman/CEO
Michael Cannon SOLECTRON CORP President/CEO
Samuel Palmisano INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS MACHINES (IBM) CORP Chairman/President/CEO
Doctor Paul Curlander LEXMARK INTERNATIONAL INC Chairman/CEO
McKinsey & Co Inc Miles White ABBOTT LABORATORIES Chairman/CEO
Kevin Sharer AMGEN INC Chairman/President/CEO
Gregory Case AON CORP President/CEO
W McNerney Jr BOEING CO Chairman/President/CEO
Michael Jordan ELECTRONIC DATA SYSTEMS (EDS) CORP Chairman/CEO
Doctor John Malone LIBERTY MEDIA CORP Chairman/Interim CEO
William Foote USG CORP Chairman/CEO
FORD MOTOR CO Robert Miller Jr DELPHI CORP
(DELPHI AUTOMOTIVE SYSTEMS prior to 03/2002)
Chairman/CEO
Paul Anderson DUKE ENERGY CORP Chairman/CEO
Doctor José Alapont FEDERAL-MOGUL CORP Chairman/President/CEO
William Ford Jr FORD MOTOR CO Chairman/CEO
Bruce Smith TESORO CORP
(Tesoro Petroleum prior to 11/2004)
Chairman/President/CEO
Earl Hesterberg Jr GROUP 1 AUTOMOTIVE INC President/CEO
AT&T CORP
(De-listed 11/2005)
Peter Darbee PG&E CORP Chairman/President/CEO
Kevin Sharer AMGEN INC Chairman/President/CEO
Donald Peterson AVAYA INC Chairman/President/CEO
Patricia Russo LUCENT TECHNOLOGIES INC Chairman/CEO
Gary Forsee SPRINT NEXTEL CORP President/CEO
Ivan Seidenberg VERIZON COMMUNICATIONS INC Chairman/CEO
PEPSICO INC Joseph Neubauer ARAMARK CORP Chairman/CEO
Gary Rodkin CONAGRA FOODS INC President/CEO
Michael Jordan ELECTRONIC DATA SYSTEMS (EDS) CORP Chairman/CEO
Steven Reinemund PEPSICO INC Chairman/CEO
Aylwin Lewis SEARS HOLDINGS CORP President/CEO
EASTMAN KODAK CO J Ferguson EASTMAN CHEMICAL CO Chairman/CEO
Antonio Perez EASTMAN KODAK CO Chairman/President/CEO
Robert Keegan GOODYEAR TIRE & RUBBER CO Chairman/President/CEO
Patricia Russo LUCENT TECHNOLOGIES INC Chairman/CEO
William Zollars YRC WORLDWIDE INC (Yellow Roadway Corp prior to 01/2006) Chairman/President/CEO
Chase Manhattan Bank Inc Joseph Neubauer ARAMARK CORP Chairman/CEO
Robert Benmosche METLIFE INC Chairman/CEO
Arthur Ryan PRUDENTIAL FINANCIAL INC Chairman/President/CEO
William Foote USG CORP Chairman/CEO
EXXON CORP
(De-listed 11/1999)
William Mitchell ARROW ELECTRONICS INC President/CEO
Rex Tillerson EXXON MOBIL CORP Chairman/President/CEO
Dennis Wraase PEPCO HOLDINGS INC (PHI) Chairman/President/CEO
John Drosdick SUNOCO INC Chairman/President/CEO
GENERAL MILLS INC Douglas Conant CAMPBELL SOUP CO President/CEO
Richard Kovacevich WELLS FARGO & CO Chairman/CEO
Gary Rodkin CONAGRA FOODS INC President/CEO
Stephen Sanger GENERAL MILLS INC Chairman/CEO
ALBERTSONS INC Gregory Josefowicz BORDERS GROUP INC Chairman/President/CEO
Sam Duncan OFFICEMAX INC (Boise Cascade prior to 11/2004) Chairman/President/CEO
James Donald STARBUCKS CORP President/CEO
Peter Lynch WINN-DIXIE STORES INC President/CEO
Source: Boardex

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