15 Fortune 500 CEOs who got their start in the military


Dan Akerson

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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.