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
2/24/2012Hottest Capital Goods Stocks Now – TKR CBI JEC SXI
American ExpressAmerican Express
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Kenneth ChenaultKenneth Chenault
1/1/2001J.D. Power 2015: Discover Is America’s Favorite Credit Card
AT&TAT&T
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Randall StephensonRandall Stephenson
5/9/2007The 10 Best Stocks That Defied the Market Correction
BoeingBoeing
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W. James McNerneyW. James McNerney
7/1/2005Biggest Movers in Capital Goods Stocks Now – MTZ APOG KMT TEX
CaterpillarCaterpillar
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Douglas OberhelmanDouglas Oberhelman
7/1/2010Biggest Movers in Capital Goods Stocks Now – LPX SLCA SPW
ChevronChevron
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John WatsonJohn Watson
1/1/2010How to Play Oil Stocks as Crude Falls
CiscoCisco
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John ChambersJohn Chambers
1/31/19959 Solid Dividend Stocks for Uncertain Times
Coca-ColaCoca-Cola
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Muhtar KentMuhtar Kent
7/1/2008The 10 Best Stocks That Defied the Market Correction
DuPontDuPont
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Ellen KullmanEllen Kullman
10/1/2008Biggest Movers in Basic Materials Stocks Now – NGD BAK SQM SWC
Exxon MobilExxon Mobil
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Rex TillersonRex Tillerson
1/1/2006How to Play Oil Stocks as Crude Falls
General ElectricGeneral Electric
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Jeffrey ImmeltJeffrey Immelt
9/7/2001Biggest Movers in Financial Stocks Now – GNW NOAH EEFT HCBK
Goldman SachsGoldman Sachs
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Lloyd BlankfeinLloyd Blankfein
5/31/2006Hottest Financial Stocks Now – TYG CEM BMA STL
Home DepotHome Depot
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Francis BlakeFrancis Blake
1/2/2007Is Home Depot (HD) Stock a Better Bet Than Lowe’s?
IBMIBM
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Virginia RomettyVirginia Rometty
1/1/2012Biggest Movers in Technology Stocks Now – MMI WEX ARW SLH
IntelIntel
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Brian KrzanichBrian Krzanich
5/16/2013Surface 3 Review: Microsoft’s Best Attempt Yet
Johnson & JohnsonJohnson & Johnson
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Alex GorskyAlex Gorsky
4/26/20125 Blue Chips That Are Standing on Weak Legs
JPMorgan ChaseJPMorgan Chase
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James DimonJames Dimon
12/31/2005Market Turmoil Makes Big Bank Stocks a Buy
McDonald’sMcDonald’s
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Don ThompsonDon Thompson
7/1/2012A Closer Look at the NLRB’s Recent Ruling
Merck & Co.Merck & Co.
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Kenneth FrazierKenneth Frazier
1/1/2011Why U.S. Stock Investors Shouldn’t Panic
MicrosoftMicrosoft
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Satya NadellaSatya Nadella
2/4/2014Skype 6.0: 5 Things to Know About the New Update
NikeNike
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Mark ParkerMark Parker
1/26/2006Biggest Movers in Consumer Cyclical Stocks Now – F SNE TTM
PfizerPfizer
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Ian ReadIan Read
12/5/20103 Blue Chips That Could Cramp Your Retirement
Procter & GambleProcter & Gamble
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A.G. LafleyA.G. Lafley
5/23/20133 Blue Chips That Could Cramp Your Retirement
Travelers CompaniesTravelers Companies
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Jay FishmanJay Fishman
4/1/2004Hottest Financial Stocks Now – LAZ CIT TRV PHH
United TechnologiesUnited Technologies
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Louis ChenevertLouis Chenevert
4/9/2008Hottest Capital Goods Stocks Now – ITT KBH DHI LEN
UnitedHealth GroupUnitedHealth Group
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Stephen HemsleyStephen Hemsley
12/1/2006Biggest Movers in Financial Stocks Now – FCNCA ARCC SIVB
VerizonVerizon
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Lowell McAdamLowell McAdam
8/1/2011AOL to Buy Millennial Media in $238M Deal
VisaVisa
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Charles Scharf
11/1/2012Hottest Financial Stocks Now – KEY KCG V BBD
WalmartWalmart
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C. Douglas McMillonC. Douglas McMillon
2/1/2014Walmart Stock: Is WMT a Better Buy Than Target? (TGT)
Walt DisneyWalt Disney
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Robert IgerRobert Iger
10/2/2005Disney Debuts New Star Wars Toys