EY CEO Survey: quarterly CEO outlook

Our Global CEO survey focuses on how executives drive transformation through insights on corporate strategy, AI, M&A and geopolitical risks.
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Navigating today's business landscape is more complex than ever. CEOs face a myriad of challenges, from emerging risks to disruptive external events. In this environment, designing and delivering a strategy that optimizes value for all stakeholders is paramount.

At EY, we recognize the dynamic nature of this task. That's why we conduct our quarterly EY Global CEO Outlook Pulse survey, gathering insights from 1,200 CEOs worldwide. This survey delves into the evolving transformations within companies, driven by executive leadership.

Through our CEO survey, we aim to provide executives with valuable insights to adapt quickly and lead their organizations through uncertain times. By understanding the current trends and challenges, CEOs can articulate a clear purpose that resonates with all stakeholders.

Explore previous editions of our CEO survey

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Is the AI buzz creating too much noise for CEOs to cut through?

The latest EY survey finds that CEOs recognize the potential of AI but are encountering significant challenges in developing AI strategies. Read more.

If AI holds the answers, are CEOs asking the right strategic questions?

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    Geostrategy by Design

    A new book from the Geostrategic Business Group and a professor from the ESG Initiative at the Wharton School, advises executives on how to manage geopolitical risks in the new era of globalization. 

    Geostrategy design

    Case studies

    How carve-outs positioned an automotive giant for future growth

    EY-Parthenon teams supported Daimler AG through strategic divestments and back-office transformation. Learn more.

    How a cosmetics giant’s transformation strategy is unlocking value

    Shiseido, the largest Japanese beauty company, is reimagining its functions, processes and systems to create a global operating model. Learn more.

    Fashioning a sustainable future for an online clothing retailer

    EY has helped fashion retailer ASOS to identify opportunities to unlock value, making it more resilient and better prepared for the future.. Learn more.

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    Reframing the future of an iconic skiwear brand

    EY-Parthenon helped BOGNER return to profitability in spite of the COVID-19 pandemic. Learn more.

    How digital transformation opened new channels for growth

    With help from EY professionals, Royal Caribbean’s digital-first approach is transforming their business and the cruising experience.

    How a government struggling with debt navigated towards a brighter future

    EY professionals helped Puerto Rico exit bankruptcy and build a foundation for future growth. Learn more in this case study.

    How to use IoT and data to transform the economics of a sport

    A consortium of professional cycling teams and EY professionals are working to change a monetization problem through real-time data and IOT.

    Case study: How smart technology helped Fiserv accelerate M&A strategy

    Multi-billion-dollar mergers are fraught with complexity, but smart digital platforms can accelerate your deal strategy from design to delivery. Learn more.

    How the right buyer helped a family grow global plant-based food production

    Innovation in plant-based meat could have a major role in promoting healthier food alternatives and sustainable environmental practices.

    Why people and tech are the fuel for customer-centric transformation

    The benefits of the major transformation program undertaken by TNB, while working with EY, could be achieved across many other sectors.

    How blockchain helped a gaming platform become a game changer

    Microsoft Xbox and EY implemented a transparent blockchain network so game publishers, creators and asset owners can focus on the future.

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      EY Global Deputy Vice Chair – Strategy and Transactions
      Over 20 years of experience in leading financial services, corporate and private equity transactions. Advisor to both sell- and buy-side.
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      EY Americas Vice Chair, Strategy and Transactions
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      EY EMEIA Strategy and Transactions Leader
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      Global EY-Parthenon Leader
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      EY Global Transactions Private Equity Leader
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