September 23rd, 2010
04:22 PM ET
4 years ago

Obama's CEO problem

Washington (CNNMoney.com) – With the departure of top economic adviser Larry Summers, President Obama has a chance to deflect a big criticism often lobbed against his inner circle by the private sector: Lack of CEO chops.

Senior administration officials have said they'd like their pool of candidates to include CEOs and business executives.

The business community thinks that is a great idea.

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Filed under: Economy • issues • President Obama • White House
soundoff (3 Responses)
  1. gt

    obama has dog business ever sence he took offiice...no one in the business sector trust him....you can not trash business for a yr and 1/2 then say i am your freind...

    September 23, 2010 04:24 pm at 4:24 pm |
  2. Adam

    Obama was the one without C level experience. He would have never been hired by a large corporation in the private sector for a C level job. Most of the sane people do not have buyers remorse because they knew he was unqualified and unprepared to be President.

    September 23, 2010 04:52 pm at 4:52 pm |
  3. Frank in Valparaiso Indiana

    CEOs and MBAs are overrated. Most are thieves or slop at the public trough as has been seen in the Bush and Reagan years. They do nothing for the country but steal from it.

    September 23, 2010 05:01 pm at 5:01 pm |