The McGowan Leaders

Chosen for their principles and practice.

The Idea

Recipients of the McGowan Ethical Leader of the Year Award help us to shine a light on principled leadership in practice. These leaders are the living working, proof that principles and profits are not incompatible. They serve a range of stakeholders. And they inspire.


The Details

McGowan’s Principles | News & Updates

 McGowan Award Recipients

Ed Bastian


Among Ed Bastian’s practices and achievements: offering the world’s most generous employee profit-sharing plan and leading the nation in operational excellence. Read More.

Charles F. Lowrey


His objectives alongside profitability: a commitment to Prudential’s hard-pressed hometown and a code of content called, “Making the Right Choice.” Read More.