The Corporate Executive Board Company
|Traded as||NYSE: CEB|
|Founded||Washington, D.C. (1983)|
|Headquarters||Arlington, VA, USA|
|Key people||Thomas L. Monahan, III, Chairman and CEO
Melody Jones, Chief Human Resources Officer
Richard Lindahl, Chief Financial Officer
Steve Meyer, Chief Commercial Officer
Price Jett, Chief Information Officer
|Revenue||US$622.7 million (2012)|
|Operating income||US$109.2 million (2012)|
|Net income||US$37.1 million (2012)|
CEB is a publicly traded company that provides advisory services to businesses worldwide. Its clients are senior executives and their teams at large and mid-sized organizations. CEB analyzes and disseminates insights and solutions executives use to respond to business conditions.
CEB’s clients include 87% of the Fortune 500, 80% of the DAX 30, 80% of the FTSE 100, and 62% of the Dow Jones Asian Titans. It has clients in more than 111 countries and 10,000 individual organizations.
Product and service areas
CEB’s areas of service include the core functions found in large corporate, mid-sized, and government organizations:
- Marketing and Communications
- Innovation and Strategy
- Sales and Service
- Information Technology
- Human Resources
- Legal, Risk and Compliance
- Sales and Service
- Financial Services
- Procurement and Operations
1983 – First program offering for corporate executives, Council on Financial Competition
1998 – CEB goes public on NASDAQ exchange
2006 – Tom Monahan appointed CEO; CEB expands offerings to accommodate middle market companies
2011 – CEB publishes The Challenger Sale by Brent Adamson and Matthew Dixon.
2012 – CEB announced the acquisition of Valtera, a provider of talent management consulting services.
2012 – CEB announced 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 has acquired Talent Neuron, an Indian talent analytics startup for an undisclosed amount.
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 (NYSE: NYX) in 2010.
CEB competitors include:
- "Corporate Executive Board Buys Talent Neuron". Yahoo Finance. 2014-02-12. Retrieved 2014-03-02.
- CEB - The Corporate Executive Board Company - Google Finance
- Clabaugh, Jeff: Corporate Executive Board signs up for Rosslyn's Waterview, Washington Business Journal, October 26, 2004.
- McCarthy, Ellen: "Filling a 'Huge Hole' in Business Consulting", The Washington Post, July 19, 2004.
- Forbes Special Report: America's 200 Best Small Companies, 2006