Back to the Future: How 40 Years has Changed the CEO Post

“Every aspect of the CEO role—including titles and duties—has endured wrenching redefinition since 1977.

Forty years ago, many enterprises didn’t use the term. The president of the company was considered the most senior executive. Seismic shifts in involvement in strategic oversight, board governance, leadership development and societal engagement also have taken place since a time when accounting records lived in file boxes, delivery truck drivers carried clipboards and corporate records were kept on magnetic tape disks…..”

Read the full article at the Chief Executive Magazine here.