Awards


     
           
           

International Executive of the Year


ABOUT THE INTERNATIONAL EXECUTIVE OF THE YEAR AWARD:


Each year, The Executives’ Club of Chicago honors an individual whose exemplary leadership has resulted in significant contributions to his / her company and to the global business community with the International Executive of the Year Award. Selection considers innovation, position within the industry, and personal and corporate modeling of values-based leadership. The award presentation is one of the highlights of our program year. We are pleased to have shared this prestigious honor with these global thinkers and doers.

RECIPIENTS OF THE INTERNATIONAL EXECUTIVE OF THE YEAR AWARD:

2016: Stefano Pessina, Executive Vice Chairman & CEO, Walgreens Boots Alliance
2015: Paul Polman, CEO, Unilever
2014
: Michael Duke, Former CEO and Chairman of the Executive Committee, Walmart

2013: Daniel Servitje, Chief Executive Officer, Grupo Bimbo

2012: Daniel Akerson, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, General Motors

2011: Glenn Tilton, Chairman, United Continental Holdings, Inc.

2010: Jamie Dimon, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, JPMorgan Chase

2009: Craig Donohue, Chief Executive Officer, CME Group

2008: William A. Osborn, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Northern Trust Corporation

2007: Samuel J. Palmisano, Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer, IBM Corporation

2006: Miles D. White, Chairman & CEO, Abbott

2005: Jeffrey R. Immelt, Chairman & CEO, General Electric Company

2004: Kenneth I. Chenault, Chairman & CEO, American Express Company

2003: Steven Reinemund, Chairman & CEO, PepsiCo

2002: Lawrence J. Ellison, Chairman & CEO, Oracle Corporation

2001: Lee Raymond, Chairman & CEO, Exxon Mobil Corporation

2000: Douglas N. Daft, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, The Coca-Cola Company

1999: Donald V. Fites, Former Chairman & CEO, Caterpillar, Inc.

1998: Lewis Platt, Chairman, President & CEO, Hewlett-Packard

1997: Jack F. Smith, Jr., Chairman & CEO, General Motors

1996: Michael Eisner, Chairman & CEO, The Walt Disney Company

1995: William H. Gates III, Chairman & CEO, Microsoft Corporation