15 Fortune 500 CEOs who got their start in the military
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Military veteran and former CEO of General Motors, Daniel Akerson.
Few institutions teach discipline, management, logistics, and efficiency like the US Armed Forces, so it's no surprise that Ranker's list of Fortune 500 CEOs finds many military veterans.
Below are some of the most accomplished military vets who went on to lead Fortune 500 companies.
Johnson&Johnson: Alex Gorsky
Proctor and Gamble: Robert A. McDonald
Casey's General Store: Robert Myers
Walgreens: James A. Skinner
H.D. Vest: Herb Vest
Viacom: Sumner Redstone
FootLocker: Ken Hicks
Kinder Morgan: Richard Kinder
Lumetra: Tom Dent
Rockwell Collins: Clayton M. Jones
General Motors: Daniel Akerson
Lockheed Martin: Robert J. Stevens
ConocoPhillips: James Mulva
Verizon: Lowell McAdam
FedEx: Frederick W. Smith