The Dow Jones Industrial Average is comprised of some of Wall Street’s biggest names. The men and women at the helm of these 30 companies have a big responsibility, and in these tough economic times, being a big-name CEO is harder than ever. So who is leading their companies to success, and who is falling behind? Check out how the 30 Dow stocks have each performed under their current leadership and how the company has performed relative to its peers since its CEO first set up shop in the corner office. (Note: Stock performance reflects dividends)

STOCK CEO DATE APPOINTED STOCK
UNDER CEO
DOW
UNDER CEO
RECENT NEWS
3M3M
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George BuckleyGeorge Buckley
12/7/2005Hottest Capital Goods Stocks Now – CSTE CX FLS IEX
AlcoaAlcoa
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Klaus KleinfeldKlaus Kleinfeld
5/8/2008Biggest Movers in Basic Materials Stocks Now – RAVN MEOH SLGN VHI
American ExpressAmerican Express
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Kenneth ChenaultKenneth Chenault
1/1/2001AXP: American Express Stock Slips Despite Earnings Beat
AT&TAT&T
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Randall StephensonRandall Stephenson
5/9/2007Whopper Wi-Fi to Roll Out at Burger King Nationwide
Bank of AmericaBank of America
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Brian MoynihanBrian Moynihan
1/1/20105 Blue Chips That Blew It in Q1 Earnings
BoeingBoeing
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W. James McNerneyW. James McNerney
7/1/2005US Airways Tweet: X-Rated Twitter Mistake Will Live in Infamy
CaterpillarCaterpillar
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Douglas OberhelmanDouglas Oberhelman
7/1/2010Hottest Capital Goods Stocks Now – SLCA SPR BECN MTW
ChevronChevron
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John WatsonJohn Watson
01/01/201015 Oil and Gas Stocks to Sell Now
CiscoCisco
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John ChambersJohn Chambers
1/31/1995Friday Apple Rumors: Motion-Controlled Apple TV Box Coming This Fall
Coca-ColaCoca-Cola
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Muhtar KentMuhtar Kent
7/1/2008Our Only Gripe? We Need More Bargain Stocks!
DupontDupont
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Ellen KullmanEllen Kullman
10/1/2008Q1 Earnings in Focus as Markets Move Ahead to Start the Week
ExxonExxon
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Rex TillersonRex Tillerson
1/1/20063 Naked Puts Worth a Cool $1,000 in Income
General ElectricGeneral Electric
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Jeffrey ImmeltJeffrey Immelt
9/7/20014 Important Post-Earnings Stock Charts
Hewlett-PackardHewlett-Packard
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Meg WhitmanMeg Whitman
9/22/2011Biggest Movers in Technology Stocks Now – YHOO UBNT QIHU HIMX
Home DepotHome Depot
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Francis BlakeFrancis Blake
1/2/200779 Ways to Refocus Your Earnings Season Investing Strategy
IBMIBM
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Virginia RomettyVirginia Rometty
1/1/2012Should I Buy IBM Stock? 3 Pros, 3 Cons
IntelIntel
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Brian KrzanichBrian Krzanich
05/16/2013The 5 Best Tablets for Getting Work Done
Johnson & JohnsonJohnson & Johnson
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Alex GorskyAlex Gorsky
4/26/20123 Pharmaceuticals to Profit on Obamacare
JP Morgan ChaseJP Morgan Chase
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James DimonJames Dimon
12/31/20055 Blue Chips That Blew It in Q1 Earnings
McDonaldsMcDonalds
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Don ThompsonDon Thompson
7/1/2012Whopper Wi-Fi to Roll Out at Burger King Nationwide
MerckMerck
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Kenneth FrazierKenneth Frazier
1/1/2011Biggest Movers in Healthcare Stocks Now – ALXN MRK GILD XRAY
MicrosoftMicrosoft
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Steve BallmerSteve Ballmer
1/13/2000PS4 Continues to Outsell Xbox One, Now 7M to 5M
PfizerPfizer
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Ian ReadIan Read
12/5/201079 Ways to Refocus Your Earnings Season Investing Strategy
Procter & GambleProcter & Gamble
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A.G. LafleyA.G. Lafley
05/23/2013Gillette Flexball: P&G to Launch New High-End Razor
Travelers CompaniesTravelers Companies
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Jay FishmanJay Fishman
4/1/2004Despite Strong Earnings, Citigroup Stock Is Still a Sell
United TechnologiesUnited Technologies
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Louis ChenevertLouis Chenevert
4/9/2008Hottest Capital Goods Stocks Now – TPC JOY ESLT ERJ
UnitedHealth GroupUnitedHealth Group
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Stephen HemsleyStephen Hemsley
12/01/2006INFY: Infosys CEO to Retire in 2015
VerizonVerizon
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Lowell McAdamLowell McAdam
8/1/2011T-Mobile Kills Overage Charge Fees
WalmartWalmart
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Michael DukeMichael Duke
2/1/2009WMT: Just How Much Will Walmart Squeeze Western Union, MoneyGram?
Walt DisneyWalt Disney
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Robert IgerRobert Iger
10/2/2005ProtectMyAntenna: New Aereo Website Presents Its Case to Consumers