KEY POINTS
  • 148 chief executives left their posts in November, according to business and executive coaching firm Challenger, Gray & Christmas. 
  • Chief executives from Alphabet, United Airlines, Expedia and SoulCycle said farewell in recent weeks. 
  • 2019 is on track to be the highest number of CEO departures on record.
Alphabet CEO, Larry Page. 

2019 is the year of CEO departures.

In November, 148 chief executives left their posts, according to business and executive coaching firm Challenger, Gray & Christmas. Only five more CEOs need to depart for 2019 to be the highest year on record, and we already know of a few CEOs out in December.