2022 was a year of change for many multi-national institutions like Procter & Gamble, Home Depot, Merck and Costco. Yearly, BoardEx releases a list of the top CEO moves ranked by market cap. BoardEx data shows that 11% of all CEO moves were appointed externally and only 8% of all appointments were female.
The oil and gas industry had the most turnover of CEOs last year, with 8 new CEOs appointed in 2022. Three of these companies, Linde, EOG Resources, and Phillips 66, are located within the United States and all appointed CEOs that were currently working for the company.
The United States is by far the country with the most amount of CEO turnover in 2022 with 47%. Followed by Japan with 7% and 5% in the United Kingdom. Here is a look at the top 10 CEO moves of 2022, download the full list by filling out the form on the right.
2022 Global CEO Moves
|1||Jon R Moeller||Male||Procter & Gamble||Internal||Household Products||United States|
|2||Edward P Decker||Male||Home Depot||Internal||General Retailers||United States|
|3||Robert M Davis||Male||Merck||Internal||Pharmaceuticals and Biotechnology||United States|
|4||W Craig Jelinek||Male||Costco Wholesale||Internal||General Retailers||United States|
|5||Robert A Iger||Male||Walt Disney||Internal||Media & Entertainment||United States|
|6||Shantanu Narayen||Male||Adobe||Internal||Software & Computer Services||United States|
|7||Sanjiv Lamba||Male||Linde||Internal||Oil & Gas||United Kingdom|
|8||Brian Leon Roberts||Male||Comcast||Internal||Telecommunication Services||United States|
|9||Antoine Arnault||Male||Christian Dior||Internal||Clothing & Personal Products||France|
|10||John W Ketchum||Male||Nextera Energy||Internal||Renewable Energy||United States|
These trends, as well as others, are examined in Altrata’ s newly released report, The Role of the CEO 2022. The report examines the characteristics and experience of CEOs as well as the different factors that govern their appointment to the role. Download the report here.