Inside the Mind of the CEO

Inside the Mind of the CEO
The Inside the Mind of the CEO interview series explores a wide range of critical decisions chief executives around the world face in today's dynamic society.
  • A sustainable approach to the beauty business

    by Richard Lapper
    João Paulo Ferreira, CEO of Natura, Brazil’s largest cosmetics company, uses the secrets of the Amazon to fuel an ambitious, environmentally responsible expansion agenda.
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    Creating a culture of learning

    by Art Kleiner
    Steelcase CEO Jim Keane explains how giving people work-space choices can make workplace behavior more human.
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    Leading with a mission mind-set

    by Samantha Marshall
    How Beth Mooney, CEO of KeyCorp and chair of the Cleveland Clinic, earns trust in banking and healthcare.
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    Nigeria’s untapped banking potential

    by Samuel Abu and Tola A. Ogundipe
    How Peter Amangbo, outgoing group managing director and CEO of Zenith Bank, positioned it to win the 30 percent of Nigerians who don’t have bank accounts.
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    Ensuring trust in an age of digital banking

    by Peter Nyllinge and Henrik Olsson
    Johan Torgeby, CEO of Skandinaviska Enskilda Banken AB (SEB), one of the biggest Nordic banks, explains how trust and technology must form the foundations of banking in the digital world.
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    Rolling toward responsible capitalism

    by Jeffrey Rothfeder
    Jean-Dominique Senard, the departing CEO of Michelin and incoming chair of Renault and of the Renault–Nissan–Mitsubishi alliance, argues that the prevailing concept of corporate purpose needs an update.
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    Chinese cars go global

    by Jenny Chong and Art Kleiner
    An Conghui, president of Zhejiang Geely Holding Group and CEO of Geely Auto Group, explains the future of flying cars and the value of an international brand.
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    Asian opportunities

    by Jeremy Grant
    Jaime Augusto Zobel de Ayala, who leads one of the Philippines’ biggest conglomerates, explains how Southeast Asian companies are taking advantage of the changes in East–West dynamics.
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    The sum is greater than the auto parts

    by Daniel Gross
    Linamar is evolving from an automotive supplier into fields such as agricultural equipment and infrastructure. As CEO Linda Hasenfratz tells us, it’s all part of the 100-year plan.
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    Making Critical Decisions with Confidence

    by Deborah Unger
    Nancy McKinstry, CEO and chairman of Wolters Kluwer, explains how going digital is allowing a 183-year-old provider of specialist information and expert solutions to prosper in a data-driven world.
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    Financial Services and Social Value Can Mix

    by Salvador Nacenta and Justo Alcocer
    For Antonio Huertas Mejías, chief executive officer of the MAPFRE insurance company, economic growth aligns with making a sustainable contribution to the wider community.
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    Business Cycle

    by Daniel Gross and Brian Caisman
    Peloton’s bikes may be stationary. But as CEO John Foley tells us, the company is on the move.
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    Managing Africa’s money

    by Suvarchala Narayanan
    Despite the continent's governance challenges, Standard Bank CEO Sim Tshabalala says Africa is open for business and ready to take advantage of rapid digitization.
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    Keeping cool under pressure

    by Art Kleiner and Spencer Herbst
    For Greg Lehmkuhl, president and CEO of Lineage Logistics, temperature-controlled supply chains for perishables are one of the world’s next great platforms.
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    Start Small and Think Globally

    by Art Kleiner
    Brazilian media and private equity leader Eduardo Sirotsky Melzer has a message for high-tech, middle-market companies in emerging economies: This could be their moment.
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    How to Build a Stronger Economy

    by Art Kleiner
    Jim Clifton, chief executive of Gallup Inc., has a robust theory about entrepreneurialism and economic recovery.
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    Melissa Snover’s Recipe for Sweet Success

    by Deborah Unger
    The “head magician” at Katjes Magic Candy Factory talks about custom candy, serial entrepreneurship, technology, and the growing pains of startups.
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    At Oracle, Great Technology Is Not Enough

    by Art Kleiner
    In the first interview in this series, which kicks off PwC’s 2018 CEO Survey, chief executive Safra Catz explains the broad culture shift brought on by AI and cloud technologies.