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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Inge ThulinInge Thulin
2/24/20123M Stock – Count On MMM for a Strong Dividend Yield
American ExpressAmerican Express
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Kenneth ChenaultKenneth Chenault
1/1/2001Fortune: 10 Most Admired Companies in the World 2015
AT&TAT&T
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Randall StephensonRandall Stephenson
5/9/20073 Low-Risk Dividend Stocks to Buy
BoeingBoeing
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W. James McNerneyW. James McNerney
7/1/20055 Stocks Moving Upward in March
CaterpillarCaterpillar
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Douglas OberhelmanDouglas Oberhelman
7/1/2010Biggest Movers in Capital Goods Stocks Now – HEI.A ESLT TGI TOL
ChevronChevron
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John WatsonJohn Watson
1/1/2010The Best Ways to Play Oil Right Now
CiscoCisco
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John ChambersJohn Chambers
1/31/1995Wednesday’s Vital Data: Alibaba Group Holding Ltd (BABA), Micron Technology, Inc. (MU) and General Electric Company (GE)
Coca-ColaCoca-Cola
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Muhtar KentMuhtar Kent
7/1/2008Hottest Consumer Noncyclical Stocks Now – AKO.A SEB HLF UVV
DuPontDuPont
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Ellen KullmanEllen Kullman
10/1/20083 Large-Cap Stocks to Sell Now
Exxon MobilExxon Mobil
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Rex TillersonRex Tillerson
1/1/2006The Best Ways to Play Oil Right Now
General ElectricGeneral Electric
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Jeffrey ImmeltJeffrey Immelt
9/7/2001Wednesday’s Vital Data: Alibaba Group Holding Ltd (BABA), Micron Technology, Inc. (MU) and General Electric Company (GE)
Goldman SachsGoldman Sachs
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Lloyd BlankfeinLloyd Blankfein
5/31/2006Are Stocks About to Slip Into Weakness?
Home DepotHome Depot
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Francis BlakeFrancis Blake
1/2/2007Home Depot Heads 15 Dividend Stocks Increasing Payouts
IBMIBM
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Virginia RomettyVirginia Rometty
1/1/2012Biggest Movers in Technology Stocks Now – RDWR GRUB TSRA MTSI
IntelIntel
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Brian KrzanichBrian Krzanich
5/16/2013Wednesday Apple Rumors: iPhone 6s May Come With Apple SIM Card
Johnson & JohnsonJohnson & Johnson
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Alex GorskyAlex Gorsky
4/26/20126 Dividend Stocks to Buy With Strong Sales, Earnings
JPMorgan ChaseJPMorgan Chase
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James DimonJames Dimon
12/31/20054 Cheap Stocks to Buy Now
McDonald’sMcDonald’s
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Don ThompsonDon Thompson
7/1/2012McDonald’s to Make Big Changes Regarding Antibiotics in Its Chicken
Merck & Co.Merck & Co.
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Kenneth FrazierKenneth Frazier
1/1/2011Biggest Movers in Healthcare Stocks Now – ARNA BMY SGMO BRLI
MicrosoftMicrosoft
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Satya NadellaSatya Nadella
2/4/20146 Dividend Stocks to Buy With Strong Sales, Earnings
NikeNike
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Mark ParkerMark Parker
1/26/2006Hottest Consumer Cyclical Stocks Now – CRC GAME TEN HELE
PfizerPfizer
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Ian ReadIan Read
12/5/20103 Low-Risk Dividend Stocks to Buy
Procter & GambleProcter & Gamble
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A.G. LafleyA.G. Lafley
5/23/2013Hottest Consumer Noncyclical Stocks Now – AKO.A SEB HLF UVV
Travelers CompaniesTravelers Companies
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Jay FishmanJay Fishman
4/1/20044 Cheap Stocks to Buy Now
United TechnologiesUnited Technologies
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Louis ChenevertLouis Chenevert
4/9/2008Hottest Capital Goods Stocks Now – SLCA FLS FBHS TDG
UnitedHealth GroupUnitedHealth Group
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Stephen HemsleyStephen Hemsley
12/1/2006Biggest Movers in Financial Stocks Now – KKR FNGN XL CHY
VerizonVerizon
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Lowell McAdamLowell McAdam
8/1/2011Where Does AT&T Rank in the Dow, S&P 500?
VisaVisa
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Charles Scharf
11/1/2012Costco to Replace American Express With Visa, Citigroup
WalmartWalmart
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C. Douglas McMillonC. Douglas McMillon
2/1/2014Forbes: 10 Richest People in the World 2015
Walt DisneyWalt Disney
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Robert IgerRobert Iger
10/2/2005Fortune: 10 Most Admired Companies in the World 2015