24 NOVEMBER, 2023
Boomerang CEOs are exactly what it sounds like: returning back to their companies after they left fired/left for various reasons.
Sam Altman reached an agreement with OpenAI to return as the CEO. He was fired from his own company in November 18, but returned four days later.
Steve Jobs, the renowned founder of Apple, He later returned as the CEO his return in 1997.
Robert Iger started as the boss of Disney in 2005. He quit in 2020, but returned back in 2022 because the company was losing money in its streaming business.
In the 1980s, Michael Dell started Dell Inc and was the CEO until 2004. After that, he stepped down and became the chairman. He again took on the role of CEO again in 2007.
Howard Schultz took on the role of Starbucks CEO three times. Initially, he started it in 1980s but left in 2000. He returned in 2008, serving for nine years. He again served in 2022 until last March.
Jack Dorsey started the social media platform Twitter (X), and left the role of CEO in 2006. In 2008, co-founder Evan Williams became the CEO while he became the chairman but Jack returned in 2015 as CEO.