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
12/7/200579 Ways to Refocus Your Earnings Season Investing Strategy
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
1/1/2001Apple Is Going To Act More Like Google As It Pushes Into Ads
AT&TAT&T
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Randall StephensonRandall Stephenson
5/9/2007T-Mobile Kills Overage Charge Fees
Bank of AmericaBank of America
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Brian MoynihanBrian Moynihan
1/1/2010Biggest Movers in Financial Stocks Now – IBKR ETFC FNGN MTU
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
01/01/2010Hottest Energy Stocks Now – USAC COP ARLP BPL
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
9/7/2001GE CEO Jeff Immelt May Step Down Sooner Than Planned
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
1/1/2012IBM Stock: 2 Options Trades Ahead of IBM Earnings
IntelIntel
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Brian KrzanichBrian Krzanich
05/16/2013INTC: Intel Earnings Will Be Boring, but Good
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
12/31/200579 Ways to Refocus Your Earnings Season Investing Strategy
McDonaldsMcDonalds
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Don ThompsonDon Thompson
7/1/2012Pamela Anderson Removing Barbed Wire Tattoo
MerckMerck
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Kenneth FrazierKenneth Frazier
1/1/2011Grass Pollen Allergy? New Grastek Pill From Merck Hits Shelves Soon
MicrosoftMicrosoft
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Steve BallmerSteve Ballmer
1/13/2000The April Xbox One Update Is Finally Here
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
05/23/2013PG’s Streak Continues: 6 Dividend Stocks Increasing Payouts
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
2/1/2009How to Monitor Your Dividend Stock Investments
Walt DisneyWalt Disney
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Robert IgerRobert Iger
10/2/2005What Made Pharrell Williams Cry in Oprah Interview?