5 CEOs on their recession plans

Fortune asked five chief executives whose companies made this year's Most Admired all-star list how they're managing in a recession, what keeps them up at night, and when they think the economy will get its groove back.

Top 10 for financial soundness Exxon Mobil and Intel are among the most respected for financial strength this year. Which other admired companies get top marks from their peers? More
Mark Hurd's moment He's obsessed with numbers and execution. In other words, the HP CEO is the guy you want running a company in a recession. But is he a CEO for the ages? More
Full list: 363 Most Admired There is no higher praise than the respect of one's colleagues and competitors. See how 363 top companies rate in 9 key areas. More
Most admired in your state California is home to the most corporations on this year's list. See the top-rated firms near you (including interactive maps). More
5 CEOs' view from the top Being a great leader during an economic downturn isn't easy. More
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