BPM Forum to Partner with Chief Executive Magazine

Joint Programs Will Advance Thought Leadership on Driving Performance Accountability Across the Enterprise

PALO ALTO, Calif., May 24, 2023 — The BPM Forum, an organization aimed at advancing Business Performance Management (BPM) strategies and practices, today announced that Chief Executive Magazine will become a media partner and co-producer of thought leadership programs. Chief Executive joins an influential lineup of companies involved in the BPM Forum, which currently represents some 500 global corporations with combined annual revenues of more than $400 billion.

The alliance will enhance the BPM Forum’is ability to deliver meaningful and relevant information to C-level decision makers and will enable Chief Executive magazine to gather executive opinions and insights on building performance accountable cultures, improving operational visibility, optimizing financial outcomes, and assuring better compliance and governance in today’s increasingly regulated business environments.

"We know from our interaction with CEOs that most companies are under tremendous pressure today to enhance performance and do so in a transparent manner," said Ed Kopko, publisher of Chief Executive Magazine. "For our part we’are planning a series of initiatives that bring business performance issues front and center. And working with the BPM Forum, we can facilitate discussion and learning on a broad range of related subjects."

"Chief Executive Magazine has carved out a unique reputation for itself as the leading source of intelligence for and about CEOs, and that’s what makes it the ideal partner in our ongoing efforts to advance performance accountability across the organization," said BPM Forum executive director Donovan Neale-May. "Just as the magazine’s audience is keenly aware of the issues they need to confront, we can work together on everything from gathering exclusive research to publishing influential thought leadership platforms."

Companies now represented in the BPM Forum include founding sponsors Hyperion and IBM Business Consulting Services, as well as GE, Harper Collins, Hewlett-Packard, JP Morgan Chase, IBM, ICN Pharmaceuticals, Phelps Dodge, PPG Industries, Price Waterhouse Coopers, Sabre Holdings, Safeway, Saks Incorporated, Southwest Airlines, Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Bank of America, TD Waterhouse, Tyco International, The Gap, Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce, Commonwealth Bank of Australia, and many others.

About the BPM Forum
The BPM Forum is a new organization helping to advance the understanding of business performance management techniques, technologies, and processes in global enterprises. The not-for-profit organization brings together influential business line managers and senior executives overseeing enterprise finance, operations, and technology functions. Forum members will join in the pursuit of innovations in business performance management, a term that describes the methodologies, metrics, processes and systems used to monitor and manage a company’s business performance. Driven by demands for improved operational accountability and corporate governance, the BPM Forum will research and promote cutting-edge methods to strengthen financial management disciplines, and drive performance improvements across large organizations. For more information or to nominate a member, please visit http://www.bpmforum.org.

About Chief Executive Magazine
Chief Executive, now in its 26th year, is a controlled circulation magazine that reaches 42,000 chief executive officers and their peers. It is published 10 times a year and reaches a total readership of 143,000. Chief Executive Group facilitates "Chief Executive of the Year," a prestigious honor bestowed upon an outstanding corporate leader, nominated and selected by a group of his or her peers. Hank Greenberg, Bill Gates, John Chambers, Michael Dell and Sandy Weill are just some of the leaders who have been honored during the award’s 17-year history. Chief Executive also organizes roundtable meetings and conferences to foster opportunities for top corporate officers to discuss key subjects and share their experiences within a community of peers. Visit www.chiefexecutive.net for more information