The Corporate Executive Board Company
|Traded as||NYSE: CEB|
|Founded||Washington, D.C. (1983)|
|Headquarters||Arlington, VA, USA|
|Thomas L. Monahan, III, Chairman and CEO
Melody Jones, Chief Administrative Officer
Richard Lindahl, Chief Financial Officer
Bill Okun, Chief Commercial Officer
Haniel Lynn, Group President
Warren Thune, Group President
|Revenue||US$904 million (2013)|
|US$109.2 million (2012)|
|US$105 million (2013)|
Number of employees
|4,100 in 50+ global offices|
CEB is a publicly traded, member-based advisory firm that provides products and services to businesses worldwide. Its member clients include 89% of the Fortune 500, 75% of the Dow Jones Asian Titans, 90% of the DAX 30, and 85% of the FTSE 100. CEB offers memberships to business that align to functional and industry roles, and primarily focus its research with major corporate functions, Finance, Financial Services, Government, Human Resources, Information Technology, Innovation and Strategy, Legal, Risk and Compliance, Marketing and Communications, Procurement and Operations, and Sales and Service.
1983 – First program offered to executives, Council on Financial Competition
1997 – CEB splits from Advisory Board Company, opens London office
1999 – CEB goes public on NASDAQ exchange
2004 – Company opens India office and exceeds 1,200 staff members
2005 – Tom Monahan appointed CEO; CEB expands offerings to accommodate middle market companies
2007 – First domestic offices open outside of metropolitan Washington, D.C. area in San Francisco and Chicago
2008 – CEB moves its global headquarters from Washington, D.C. to Arlington, Virginia
2009 – CEB acquires Toronto-based Warrillow & Co, as well as the financial services firm TowerGroup
2010 –CEB acquires consumer research and advisory company Iconoculture; transfers listing of its common stock to the NYSE, and began trading on 20 August 2010
2011 – CEB announces the acquisition of Baumgartner & Partner, a Germany-based consulting firm.
2011 – CEB publishes The Challenger Sale by Brent Adamson and Matthew Dixon.
2012 – CEB announces the acquisition of Valtera, a provider of talent management consulting services.
2012 – CEB announces the acquisition of SHL, a UK-based talent measurement company.
2012 – On September 5, 2012, the company formally rebrands as "CEB", updating its logo and NYSE ticker symbol (CEB's stock began actively trading as "CEB" on August 13, 2012). The company's legal name remains The Corporate Executive Board Company.
2014 — In February, the company acquires Talent Neuron, an Indian talent analytics startup for an undisclosed amount.
2014 — In July, opened office in Chennai, India and announced plans to become marquis tenant of the CEB Tower in Rosslyn, Virginia.
CEB's IPO occurred February 22, 1999 at an offer price of $19. The company, previously on NASDAQ, entered into an alliance with NYSE Euronext in 2010 and began actively trading as CEB in 2012.
- Forbes 100 Innovative Growth Companies List | July 2014 | US
- RIDI award for Training and Development, and Innovation Assessment | May 2014 | UK
- CEB named to Fortune Magazine’s 100 Fastest Growing Companies | 2002 
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- Bain & Company
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- Forbes Special Report: America's 200 Best Small Companies, 2006