Podcast: Down to Business Episode 101 – Robert Isom, CEO of American Airlines

On this inaugural episode of the Down to Business podcast, host Sharon F. Matusik, Edward J. Frey Dean of the Ross School of Business, is joined by Robert Isom, MBA ’91, to discuss his path to Michigan Ross, his career as a Ross MBA, his journey to becoming CEO and president of American Airlines, and his advice for current and prospective Ross students who are interested in leadership careers.

The 3rd World Marketing Forum “The New Marketingverse: Meta Mitri Meetang.”

Marketing Association of Thailand, in partnership with Asia Marketing Federation, is delighted to present the prestigious “3rd World Marketing Forum.”

Crystal S. Denlinger, MD, FACP, Named New CEO of National Comprehensive Cancer Network; Robert W. Carlson, MD, Retiring After 10+ Years Leading Global Oncology Nonprofit

The National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN)—a not-for-profit alliance of leading academic cancer centers—announces Crystal S. Denlinger, MD, FACP, as incoming Chief Executive Officer (CEO), replacing the retiring longtime CEO, Robert W. Carlson, MD.

ISPOR Announces New CEO

ISPOR—The Professional Society for Health Economics and Outcomes Research announced that its Board of Directors has appointed Rob Abbott as the Society’s new CEO and executive director after an extensive search process. Mr Abbott will assume the role of ISPOR’s CEO on March 13, 2023, succeeding Nancy S. Berg who is retiring.

Prosocial CEOs increase company value, stakeholder satisfaction

New research from Weili Ge, professor of accounting at the University of Washington Foster School of Business, found that CEOs who engage in prosocial behavior — activities that primarily help others — are more likely to make decisions that benefit people and increase company value.

Male-dominated background affects CEOs’ decisions, new study finds

Male CEOs who experienced gender imbalance in their formative years are more likely to promote women into peripheral divisions of their companies and give them less capital, according to a recent study by W. P. Carey School of Business Professor Denis Sosyura.

Memorial Sloan Kettering Awards and Appointments

Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center (MSK) announces its most recent awards and appointments for the institution’s physicians, scientists, nurses, and staff.

American College of Sports Medicine Announces Kristin Belleson as new Chief Executive Officer

Belleson joins ACSM from the American Osteopathic Association, where she served as interim chief operating officer and vice president of affiliate affairs and membership services. In her new role at ACSM, Belleson will lead the largest sports medicine and exercise science organization in the world.

Outgoing Save the Children CEO Carolyn Miles Reflects on 20 Years With Organization

University of Virginia Darden School of Business alumna Carolyn Miles says the international nonprofit Save the Children has increasingly focused on fundraising, social media marketing and the impact of programs in the 120 countries that have Save the Children representatives during her tenure as the first female president and CEO of the organization in the U.S.