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
2/24/2012Biggest Movers in Capital Goods Stocks Now – AIR PNR COL MMM
American ExpressAmerican Express
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Kenneth ChenaultKenneth Chenault
1/1/2001Trade of the Day: American Express (AXP)
AT&TAT&T
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Randall StephensonRandall Stephenson
5/9/2007iPhone 6 Deal: Walmart Slashes Price to $129
BoeingBoeing
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W. James McNerneyW. James McNerney
7/1/20053 Blue-Chip Dividend Stocks Drowning Investors With Cash
CaterpillarCaterpillar
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Douglas OberhelmanDouglas Oberhelman
7/1/2010Hottest Capital Goods Stocks Now – SLCA MTZ PNR KBH
ChevronChevron
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John WatsonJohn Watson
1/1/20103 Dividend Stocks to Buy After the Oil Price Collapse
CiscoCisco
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John ChambersJohn Chambers
1/31/1995How China Impacts Tech Stocks, and Why They’ll Rise in 2015
Coca-ColaCoca-Cola
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Muhtar KentMuhtar Kent
7/1/2008Hottest Consumer Noncyclical Stocks Now – IBA DF DAR INGR
DuPontDuPont
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Ellen KullmanEllen Kullman
10/1/200810 Dividend Stocks You’ll Give Your Kids One Day
Exxon MobilExxon Mobil
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Rex TillersonRex Tillerson
1/1/20063 Dividend Stocks to Buy After the Oil Price Collapse
General ElectricGeneral Electric
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Jeffrey ImmeltJeffrey Immelt
9/7/2001Hottest Financial Stocks Now – Y FNGN WDR VRTS
Goldman SachsGoldman Sachs
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Lloyd BlankfeinLloyd Blankfein
5/31/2006Biggest Movers in Financial Stocks Now – ACAS DFS HUM AMP
Home DepotHome Depot
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Francis BlakeFrancis Blake
1/2/2007Hottest Services Stocks Now – SBGI TRI TRS TEO
IBMIBM
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Virginia RomettyVirginia Rometty
1/1/2012Biggest Movers in Technology Stocks Now – IDTI QLGC NICE ZNGA
IntelIntel
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Brian KrzanichBrian Krzanich
5/16/2013Hottest Technology Stocks Now – RENN DBD GME DWRE
Johnson & JohnsonJohnson & Johnson
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Alex GorskyAlex Gorsky
4/26/2012Biggest Movers in Healthcare Stocks Now – NLNK MACK ELGX HZNP
JPMorgan ChaseJPMorgan Chase
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James DimonJames Dimon
12/31/2005JPMorgan (JPM) CEO Jamie Dimon Says He’s Cancer Free
McDonald’sMcDonald’s
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Don ThompsonDon Thompson
7/1/2012McDonald’s Facing French Fries Shortage in Japan
Merck & Co.Merck & Co.
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Kenneth FrazierKenneth Frazier
1/1/2011Hottest Healthcare Stocks Now – PTCT BSX NXTM BIIB
MicrosoftMicrosoft
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Satya NadellaSatya Nadella
2/4/2014Most Anticipated Video Games of 2015
NikeNike
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Mark ParkerMark Parker
1/26/2006Hottest Consumer Cyclical Stocks Now – TM THRM GWW DLPH
PfizerPfizer
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Ian ReadIan Read
12/5/2010Hottest Healthcare Stocks Now – ZLTQ PBYI CLVS ACHC
Procter & GambleProcter & Gamble
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A.G. LafleyA.G. Lafley
5/23/201310 Dividend Stocks You’ll Give Your Kids One Day
Travelers CompaniesTravelers Companies
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Jay FishmanJay Fishman
4/1/2004Hottest Financial Stocks Now – KB WF NPBC AFSI
United TechnologiesUnited Technologies
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Louis ChenevertLouis Chenevert
4/9/2008Biggest Movers in Capital Goods Stocks Now – KBR JEC RBC VMC
UnitedHealth GroupUnitedHealth Group
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Stephen HemsleyStephen Hemsley
12/1/2006Hottest Financial Stocks Now – FIG RGA RDN UNH
VerizonVerizon
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Lowell McAdamLowell McAdam
8/1/2011iPhone 6 Deal: Walmart Slashes Price to $129
VisaVisa
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Charles Scharf
11/1/2012Sell These 3 Naked Puts in a Volatile Market
WalmartWalmart
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C. Douglas McMillonC. Douglas McMillon
2/1/2014Walmart Owes Employees $188M in ‘Rest Breaks’ Law Suit
Walt DisneyWalt Disney
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Robert IgerRobert Iger
10/2/20055 Best Mutual Funds to Buy for 2015