leadership

The 100 best-performing CEOs in the world: Part 2

Harvard Business Review /

Harvard’s rigorous evaluation system (see yesterday’s part 1 to see how the system works) ranks the world’s best business leaders.

Today we reveal which CEOs ranked in the top 50.

 

Overall Rank: 1

Name: Steve Jobs

Company: Apple

Country: United States

Tenure: 1997-2011

Industry: Information Technology.

MBA: No

Insider: Yes

Total Shareholder Return (Country Adjusted): 6,682 percent

Total Shareholder Return (Industry Adjusted): 6,621 percent

Market Capitalisation Change ($ billions): +359

Overall Rank: 2

Name: Jeffrey P. Bezos

Company: Amazon.com

Country: United States

Tenure: 1996-

Industry: Online Retail

MBA: No

Insider: Yes

Total Shareholder Return (Country Adjusted): 12,431 percent

Total Shareholder Return (Industry Adjusted): 12,266 percent

Market Capitalisation Change ($ billions): +111

Overall Rank: 3

Name: Yun Jong-Yong

Company: Samsung Electronics

Country: South Korea

Tenure: 1996-2008

Industry: Information Technology

MBA: No

Insider: Yes

Total Shareholder Return (Country Adjusted): 1,559 percent

Total Shareholder Return (Industry Adjusted): 1,437 percent

Market Capitalization Change ($ billions): +128

Overall Rank: 4

Name: Roger Agnelli

Company: Vale

Country: Brazil

Tenure: 2001-2011

Industry: Materials

MBA: No

Insider: Yes

Total Shareholder Return (Country Adjusted): 934 percent

Total Shareholder Return (Industry Adjusted): 1,773 percent

Market Capitalization Change ($ billions): +157

Overall Rank: 5

Name: John C. Martin

Company: Gilead Sciences

Country: United States

Tenure: 1996-

Industry: Health Care

MBA: Yes

Insider: Yes

Total Shareholder Return (Country Adjusted): 2,552 percent

Total Shareholder Return (Industry Adjusted): 2,474 percent

Market Capitalization Change ($ billions): +51

Overall Rank: 6

Name: Chung Mong-Koo

Company: Hyundai Motor Company

Country: South Korea

Tenure: 1999-

Industry: Automobile

MBA: No

Insider: Yes

Total Shareholder Return (Country Adjusted): 2,024 percent

Total Shareholder Return (Industry Adjusted): 2,548 percent

Market Capitalization Change ($ billions): +48

Overall Rank: 7

Name: Y.C. Deveshwar

Company: ITC

Country: India

Tenure: 1996

Industry: Consumer Goods

MBA: No

Insider: Yes

Total Shareholder Return (Country Adjusted): 3,308 percent

Total Shareholder Return (Industry Adjusted): 1,574 percent

Market Capitalization Change ($ billions): +45

Overall Rank: 8

Name: David Simon

Company: Simon Property Group

Country: United States

Tenure: 1995-

Industry: Financial Services

MBA: Yes

Insider: Yes

Total Shareholder Return (Country Adjusted): 1,199 percent

Total Shareholder Return (Industry Adjusted): 1,410 percent

Market Capitalization Change ($ billions): +47

Overall Rank: 9

Name: Margaret C. Whitman

Company: eBay

Country: United States

Tenure: 1998-2008

Industry: Information Technology

MBA: Yes

Insider: No

Total Shareholder Return (Country Adjusted): 1,434 percent

Total Shareholder Return (Industry Adjusted): 1,368 percent

Market Capitalization Change ($ billions): +40

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