CEOs Are Dropping Like Flies
Dollar Tree has a new CEO.

Wall Street has so far bid adieu to a fair share of chief executive officers in 2017, while also welcoming some new faces.

On Monday, Sept. 18, Dollar Tree Inc. (DLTR) CEO Bob Sasser stepped down, after 13 years at the helm of the discount retailer, joining a growing list of executive departures.

Sasser, to assume the new role of executive chairman, was immediately replaced by Gary Philbin, former Dollar Tree enterprise president. Sasser and Philbin have been with the company since 1999 and 2001, respectively.

Here are the other CEOs we had to say "farewell" to this year.

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SoFi
SoFi
SoFi's Mike Cagney.

The CEO and founder of personal finance company and lender Social Finance, Mike Cagney, resigned on Sept. 15, amid sexual-harassment allegations from employees.

Buffalo Wild Wings
Buffalo Wild Wings
Buffalo Wild Wings Sally Smith

Pressured by Marcato Capital's activist investor Mick McGuire to resign, Buffalo Wild Wings (BWLD) CEO Sally Smith announced in June that she would leave the company by year's end.

Ralph Lauren
Ralph Lauren
Stefan Larsson.

Ralph Lauren Corp. (RL)  CEO Stefan Larsson left on May 1, citing disagreements with founder, executive chairman and chief creative officer Ralph Lauren. Patrice Louvet, a former Procter & Gamble Co. (PG) executive, took the helm on July 17.

Ford
Ford
Ford's Mark Fields.

Ford Motor Co. (F) CEO Mark Fields was replaced in May by Jim Hackett, who previously lead the Ford Smart Mobility subsidiary that makes autonomous cars.

Chevron
Chevron
Chevron's John Watson.

Chevron Corp. (CVX) CEO John Watson is planning to retire after more than seven years at the helm, the Wall Street Journal reported in August.

Starbucks
Starbucks
Starbucks' Howard Schultz.

Starbucks Corp. (SBUX) visionary and former CEO Howard Schultz stepped down on April 3, taking up a new role as executive chairman. Kevin Johnson, previously Starbucks' president, COO and long-time board member, replaced Schultz.

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Mattel
Mattel
Mattel's Christopher Sinclair.

Mattel Inc. (MAT) CEO Christopher Sinclair was replaced by Margaret Georgiadis, formerly Alphabet's (GOOGL) Google president of the Americas, on Feb. 8. Sinclair was appointed CEO in April 2015, upon the Mattel board's removal of Bryan Stockton.

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Tiffany
Tiffany
Tiffany's Frederic Cumenal.

After Tiffany & Co. (TIF) CEO Frederic Cumenal was ousted by the company's board of directors in February, former Bulgari SpA (BULIF) COO Alessandro Bogliolo was tapped to take over on Oct. 2.

GE
GE
GE's Jeff Immelt.

General Electric Co. (GE)  CEO Jeffrey Immelt was succeeded on Aug. 1, earlier than previously expected, by John Flannery.

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Uber
Uber
Uber's Travis Kalanic.

Uber Technologies Inc. replaced its controversial founder and CEO, Travis Kalanick, with Dara Khosrowshahi on Aug. 30.

J.Crew
J.Crew
J. Crew's Mickey Drexler.

J.Crew Group Inc. Millard "Mickey" Drexler announced his resignation in June. The following month, James Brett was hired to lead the specialty retailer.

 
 

Pandora
Pandora
Pandora's Tim Westergren.

Pandora Media Inc. (P)  CEO and co-founder Tim Westergren returned to the company in early 2016 and left again on Sept. 18 after Roger Lynch was named its new leader.

Teva
Teva
Teva's Erez Vigodman.

Teva Pharmaceuticals Industries Ltd. (TEVA) CEO Erez Vigodman unexpectedly left in February. Kare Schultz was retained as Teva's new CEO on Sept. 11.

Popeyes
Popeyes
Popeyes' Cheryl Bachelder.

Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen Inc. CEO Cheryl Bachelder announced in March that she would depart from the company on the closing of its sale to Restaurant Brands Int.'l Inc. (QSR) , the parent of Burger King and Tim Hortons.

Tyson Foods
Tyson Foods
Tyson's Donnie Smith.

Tyson Foods Inc.'s (TSN)  Donnie Smith, who was CEO of the company since 2009, was replaced by Tom Hayes on Jan. 1.

Infosys
Infosys
Infosys' Vishal Sikka.

Infosys Ltd. (INFY)  CEO Vishal Sikka announced plans to resign in August.

Etsy
Etsy
Etsy's Chad Dickerson.

Etsy Inc. (ETSY) CEO Chad Dickerson was forced out in May, replaced by Josh Silverman.

Whirlpool
Whirlpool
Whirlpool's Jeff Fettig.

Whirlpool Corp. (WHR) CEO Jeff Fettig will be replaced by president and COO Marc Bitzer on Oct. 1. Fettig will assume the role of board chairman.

Coca-Cola
Coca-Cola
Coca-Cola's Muhtar Kent.

The Coca-Cola Co. (KO) saw Muhtar Kent hand the CEO reins to former COO James Quincey on May 1.

Citi Trends
Citi Trends
An image of Jason Mazzola could not be obtained.

Facing activist pressure, Citi Trends Inc. (CTRN)  CEO Jason Mazzola resigned in March, at which time CFO and COO Bruce Smith took over as acting CEO until a replacement is found.

Nissan
Nissan
Nissan's Carlos Ghosn.

Nissan Motor Co. Ltd. (NSANY) CEO Carlos Ghosn was replaced by Hiroto Saikawa in April.

GoDaddy
GoDaddy
GoDaddy's Blake Irving.

Small business service provider GoDaddy Inc.'s  (GDDY)  CEO, Blake Irving, announced in August his plans to retire at the end of the year. Company COO Scott Wagner will take his place.

Tribune Media
Tribune Media
Tribune Media's Peter Liquori.

Tribune Media Co. (TRCO) CEO Peter Liguori stepped down in March after a weak 2016 year. Tribune board member Peter Kern has been serving as the interim CEO.

AIG
AIG
Peter Hancock.

American Int.'l Group Inc. (AIG) CEO Peter Hancock was replaced by Brian Duperreault in May.

Sysco
Sysco
Bill DeLaney.

In July, Sysco Corp. (SYY) announced a planned executive shakeup for 2018, when CEO Bill DeLaney will be replaced by President and COO Tom Bené.

Potbelly
Potbelly
Potebelly's Aylwin Lewis.

Sandwich eatery chain Potbelly Corp. (PBPB) CEO Aylwin Lewis left in August, sparking a search for a new chief guided by  activist investor Ancora Advisors LLC.

Ancestry
Ancestry
Ancestry's Tim Sullivan.

Ancestry.com LLC CEO Tim Sullivan will step down on Oct. 1, delaying the genealogical website operator's plans for an IPO, which were under review.

GitHub
GitHub
GitHub's Chris Wanstrath.

Developer platform GitHub Co-founder and CEO Chris Wanstrath announced his plans to resign in August, but will stay with the company until a replacement is found. Wanstrath originally left GitHub in 2012, but returned in 2014 when Co-founder and then-CEO Tom Preston-Werner was forced to step down amid sexual harassment allegations.

Weight Watchers
Weight Watchers
Weight Watchers' Mindy Grossman.

One new face at Weight Watchers Int.'l Inc. (WTW)  means an old one at HSN Inc. (HSNI) .

Mindy Grossman, the former CEO of home-shopping retailer HSN (formerly known as the Home Shopping Network), took the helm at Weight Watchers on May 24 after a year's long search. HSN lost its CEO.

AstraZeneca
AstraZeneca
AstraZeneca's Pascal Soriot.

Let's end this on a happy note.

AstraZeneca plc (AZN) almost lost its CEO, Pascal Soriot, to Teva which sought him out before it landed on Kare Schultz. But, in what became good news for AstraZeneca, Soriot decided to stay put, according to the Financial Times.

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