CEOs who will be on the hotseat in 2014

These chief execs face uphill battles in the year to come. Some will likely see another year in the corner office. Others may have to face the music.

Meg Whitman -- HP

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Whitman has moved the company forward since taking over in October 2012 -- relatively speaking. The 3% dip in sales, to $29.1 billion, in the company's fiscal year fourth quarter was its smallest decline in nine quarters. But it's still unclear if the changes Whitman has implemented, like reducing the size of HP's (HPQ, Fortune 500) product line, will lead the company to revenue growth.

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