John T. Chambers, WVU Law Class of 1974, has been namd the number two “Best-Performing CEO in
the World” by Harvard Business Review (HBR). Chambers is the executive chairman and
former CEO of Cisco Systems. He is also a graduate of the
WVU College of Business and Economics.
To compile its list of the world’s best-performing CEOs, HBR looked at companies that were in the S&P Global 1200 at the end of 2014. The magazines evaluated 907 CEOs from 896 companies (some firms have co-CEOs) as of April 30, 2015. Chambers stepped down as Cisco Systems CEO in July 2015 after more than two decades at the company’s helm.
To read Harvard Business Review’s “The Best-Performing CEOs in the World” (Nov. 2015), click here.