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The 100 best-performing CEOs in the world: Part 1

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Overall Rank: 79

Name: Terry Leahy

Company: Tesco

Country: United Kingdom

Industry: Retail

Tenure: 1997-2011

MBA: No

Insider: Yes

Total Shareholder Return (Country Adjusted): 293 percent

Total Shareholder Return (Industry Adjusted): 304 percent

Market Capitalization Change ($ billions): +49

Overall Rank: 80

Name: Nordstrom

Company: Nordstrom

Country: United States

Industry: Retail

Tenure: 2000-

MBA: No

Insider: Yes

Total Shareholder Return (Country Adjusted): 717 percent

Total Shareholder Return (Industry Adjusted): 615 percent

Market Capitalization Change ($ billions): +14

Overall Rank: 81 (tie)

Name: Tim Koogle

Company: Yahoo

Country: United States

Industry: Information Technology

Tenure: 1995-2001

MBA: No

Insider: N0

Total Shareholder Return (Country Adjusted): 566 percent

Total Shareholder Return (Industry Adjusted): 559 percent

Market Capitalization Change ($ billions): +14

Overall Rank: 81 (tie)

Name: Roy Gardner

Company: Centrica

Country: United Kingdom

Industry: Utilities

Tenure: 1997-2006

MBA: No

Insider: Yes

Total Shareholder Return (Country Adjusted): 342 percent

Total Shareholder Return (Industry Adjusted): 496 percent

Market Capitalization Change ($ billions): +20

Overall Rank: 83 (tie)

Name: Wang Dongming

Company: Citic Securities

Country: China

Industry: Financial Services

Tenure: 2002-

MBA: No

Insider: Yes

Total Shareholder Return (Country Adjusted): 537 percent

Total Shareholder Return (Industry Adjusted): 861 percent

Market Capitalization Change ($ billions): +12

Overall Rank: 83 (tie)

Name: Ming-Kai Tsai

Company: MediaTek

Country: Taiwan

Industry: Information Technology

Tenure: 1997-

MBA: No

Insider: No

Total Shareholder Return (Country Adjusted): 423 percent

Total Shareholder Return (Industry Adjusted): 648 percent

Market Capitalization Change ($ billions): +15

Overall Rank: 85

Name: Marcelo Awad

Company: Antofagasta

Country: Chile

Industry: Materials

Tenure: 2004-2012

MBA: No

Insider: Yes

Total Shareholder Return (Country Adjusted): 464 percent

Total Shareholder Return (Industry Adjusted): 394 percent

Market Capitalization Change ($ billions): +19

Overall Rank: 86

Name: Wang Jianzhou

Company: China Mobile

Country: Hong Kong

Industry: Telecommunication

Tenure: 2004-2010

MBA: No

Insider: Yes Total Shareholder Return (Country Adjusted): 218 percent

Total Shareholder Return (Industry Adjusted): 266 percent

Market Capitalization Change ($ billions): +189

Overall Rank: 87

Name: Naveen Jindal

Company: Jindal Steel & Power

Country: India

Industry: Materials

Tenure: 1998-MBA: Yes

Insider: Yes

Total Shareholder Return (Country Adjusted): 7,315 percent

Total Shareholder Return (Industry Adjusted): 5,704 percent

Market Capitalization Change ($ billions): +7

Overall Rank: 88

Name: Grant Alfred King

Company: Origin Energy

Country: Australia

Industry: Energy

Tenure: 2000-MBA: No

Insider: Yes

Total Shareholder Return (Country Adjusted): 985 percent

Total Shareholder Return (Industry Adjusted): 1,673 percent

Market Capitalization Change ($ billions): +8

Overall Rank: 89

Name: V.S. Jain

Company: Steel Authority of India

Country: India

Industry: Materials

Tenure: 2002-2006

MBA: No

Insider: Yes

Total Shareholder Return (Country Adjusted): 788 percent

Total Shareholder Return (Industry Adjusted): 843 percent

Market Capitalization Change ($ billions): +10

Overall Rank: 90

Name: Matthew K. Rose

Company: Burlington Northern Santa Fe

Country: United States

Industry: Industrials

Tenure: 2000-

MBA: No

Insider: Yes

Total Shareholder Return (Country Adjusted): 364 percent

Total Shareholder Return (Industry Adjusted): 252 percent

Market Capitalization Change ($ billions): +31

Overall Rank: 91

Name: Merrill A. Miller Jr.

Company: National Oilwell Varco

Country: United States

Industry: Energy

Tenure: 2001-

MBA: Yes

Insider: Yes

Total Shareholder Return (Country Adjusted): 329 percent

Total Shareholder Return (Industry Adjusted): 273 percent

Market Capitalization Change ($ billions): +30

Overall Rank: 92 (tie)

Name: Ronald Alvin Brenneman

Company: Petro-Canada

Country: Canada

Industry: Energy

Tenure: 2000-2009

MBA: No

Insider: Yes

Total Shareholder Return (Country Adjusted): 314 percent

Total Shareholder Return (Industry Adjusted): 409 percent

Market Capitalization Change ($ billions): +21

Overall Rank: 92 (tie)

Name: Philippe Varin

Company: Corus

Country: United Kingdom

Industry: Materials

Tenure: 2003-2009

MBA: No

Insider: No

Total Shareholder Return (Country Adjusted): 799 percent

Total Shareholder Return (Industry Adjusted): 761 percent

Market Capitalization Change ($ billions): +10

Overall Rank: 94

Name: Harry Roels

Company: RWE

Country: Germany

Industry: Utilities

Tenure: 2003-2007

MBA: No

Insider: No

Total Shareholder Return (Country Adjusted): 206 percent

Total Shareholder Return (Industry Adjusted): 312 percent

Market Capitalization Change ($ billions): +62

Overall Rank: 95

Name: Gerard Mestrallet

Company: Suez

Country: France

Industry: Utilities

Tenure: 1995-2008

MBA: No

Insider: Yes

Total Shareholder Return (Country Adjusted): 163 percent

Total Shareholder Return (Industry Adjusted): 388 percent

Market Capitalization Change ($ billions): +70

Overall Rank: 96

Name: Paul Walsh

Company: Diageo

Country: United Kingdom

Industry: Consumer Goods

Tenure: 2000-

MBA: No

Insider: Yes

Total Shareholder Return (Country Adjusted): 332 percent

Total Shareholder Return (Industry Adjusted): 200 percent

Market Capitalization Change ($ billions): +61

Overall Rank: 97

Name: John McAdam

Company: Imperial Chemical Industries

Country: United Kingdom

Industry: Materials

Tenure: 2003-2008

MBA: No

Insider: Yes

Total Shareholder Return (Country Adjusted): 505 percent

Total Shareholder Return (Industry Adjusted): 557 percent

Market Capitalization Change ($ billions): +13

Overall Rank: 98

Name: Dong Mingzhu

Company: Gree Electric Appliances

Country: China

Industry: Consumer Goods

Tenure: 2001-

MBA: Yes

Insider: Yes

Total Shareholder Return (Country Adjusted): 975 percent

Total Shareholder Return (Industry Adjusted): 1,360 percent

Market Capitalization Change ($ billions): +8

Overall Rank: 99

Name: Jon Fredrik Baksaas

Company: Telenor

Country: Norway

Industry: Telecommunication

Tenure: 2002-

MBA: No

Insider: Yes Total Shareholder Return (Country Adjusted): 206 percent

Total Shareholder Return (Industry Adjusted): 464 percent

Market Capitalization Change ($ billions): +27

Overall Rank: 100

Name: Nobuo Katsumata

Company: Marubeni

Country: Japan

Industry: Industrials

Tenure: 2003-2008

MBA: No

Insider: Yes Total Shareholder Return (Country Adjusted): 516 percent

Total Shareholder Return (Industry Adjusted): 416 percent

Market Capitalization Change ($ billions): +14

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