The most shocking CEO exits and terminations of 2019

Every passing year brings sweeping changes to major corporations and companies when it comes to policy, projects and leadership.

From the completely wild and wacky stories and anecdotes that resulted in the resignation (in anticipation of termination) of WeWork co-founder Adam Neumann to the swift, under-the-radar exit of Gap Inc. CEO Art Peck, this year brought a slew of shake-ups and step-downs.

Here were 30 of the most shocking and riveting CEO and executive exits of 2019:

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CEOs and execs that were ousted in 2019
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CEOs and execs that were ousted in 2019
Adam Neumann 
WeWork
Oscar Munoz
United Airlines
Steve Easterbrook
McDonald's
Steven A. Kandarian
MetLife
Art Peck
Gap Inc.
Susan Desmond-Hellmann
Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation CEO

Mark D. Okerstrom
Expedia

Jerry Stritzke
REI
Timothy Sloan
Wells Fargo and Company 
Steven Temares
Bed Bath & Beyond
Patrick Byrne
Overstock.com
Jesse Angelo
NY Post
Kevin Plank
Under Armour
Melanie Whelan
SoulCycle
Steph Korey
Away
Bernardo Hees
Heinz Company
Mark Parker
Nike
Ian Cook
Colgate-Palmolive Company
Scott Key
David's Bridal
Dion Weisler 
HP

Steve Nelson
UnitedHealthcare 

Chris Beard
Mozilla
Dennis Muilenburg
Boeing
David Hagan
Boingo Wireless
Kevin Tsujihara
Warner Bros. Entertainment
Larry Page
Alphabet
John Standley
Rite Aid
Hubert Joly
Best Buy
Devin Wenig
eBay
Kevin Burns
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Whether it was the retirement of Wells Fargo CEO Tim Sloan or the exit of Jerry Stritzke from REI after the reveal of an undisclosed relationship with an employee, 2019 proved to us that no industry or company was spared when it came to moving forward in the name of business, profit and reputation.  

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