President Becker Named One of Atlanta’s Most Admired Chief Executives

Posted On August 25, 2014
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ATLANTA—Mark Becker, president of Georgia State University, has been named one of Atlanta’s most admired chief executive officers (CEOs) by the Atlanta Business Chronicle.

Based on votes from readers, the newspaper selected 11 “most admired” CEOs from 55 reader-submitted nominees. The winners were honored at a ceremony on April 22 at the Cobb Energy Centre.

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The newspaper described the 11 honorees as “executives who are established leaders with a strong record of innovation in their field, outstanding financial performance, a commitment to quality, a strong vision and a commitment to diversity.”

The nominees represented 11 industry categories: education, finance, health care, hospitality, manufacturing, nonprofit, professional services, public company, commercial real estate, residential real estate and technology, according to the newspaper.

The other recipients were:
Richard Anderson of Delta Air Lines Inc.
Claire Arnold of Leapfrog Services
Dan Forsman of Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices
Larry Gellerstedt of Cousins Properties Inc.
Ernest Greer of Greenberg Traurig
Jim Hannan of Georgia-Pacific
John Haupert of Grady Health System
Raymond King of Zoo Atlanta
Erica Qualls of the Atlanta Marriott Marquis
Bill Rogers of SunTrust Banks Inc.