Top 100 CEOs: Executive Hot Seat


Tony Wanless takes a look at the list of B.C.’s top 100 CEO’s and examines the executives in the hot seat.


Captaining the companies that grind up ordinary CEOs is hell. So why would anybody take on these gigs? They promise failure more often than triumph and every move is second-guessed by an army of armchair quarterbacks. Simple: tough CEO jobs offer irresistible ¬challenges to those leaders who perform best under pressure. These are the extreme A-types, the ¬conquerors, the fix-it people who need a daily dose of aggravation to keep their competitive edge.BCBusiness asked analysts, consultants and industry insiders: Which CEOs in B.C. are truly earning their fat paycheques?