Top 10 Powerful CEO in the world

Author : Dinesh Babu B

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Whatever the company is, technology, investment, retail, production, the role of the Chief Executive officer is a vital one. CEO is the one who takes all decision about planning, financing, and production of the company.

If a company has good and talented CEO, then it will grow in terms of everything. Just like that, if a decision of the CEO goes wrong then there might be more chance for the company to go down.

Forbes listed the top 10 powerful CEOs in the world who are all managing billion dollar companies. Here are those 10 powerful CEOs.

10 Ma Huateng

Ma Huateng, also known as Pony Ma is the founder and CEO of Chinese company Tencent. It is an Internet and technology company, Investment, gaming and entertainment conglomerates in the world

Age:  46
Net worth:  $42.4 billion
Oversees more than 44,000 employees

9 Elon Musk

Elon Musk, the Iron Man int he real world, an inspiration to many youngsters, and the one who makes his dream comes true is in 9th position.

He is the CEO of SpaceX and Tesla motors and founder of (later become Paypal), zip2, The boring company, open AI, Solarcity.

Age:  47
Net worth:  $22.3 billion
Oversees more than 5,000 employees at SpaceX and 37,000 employees at Tesla

8 Tim Cook

Tim cook is the current CEO of Apple, the most valuable brand in the world and the first company to value more than 1 Trillion Dollars market cap.

He succeeded Steve Jobs as the CEO and under his control, Apple performed really well and crossed the 1 Trillion-dollar milestone.

Age:  58
Net worth:  $785 Million
Oversees more than 80,000 employees

7 Doug McMillan

Doug McMillan is the CEO of Walmart Inc, the world’s biggest retailer store. He worked only for Walmart throughout his career and grow from an associate to the CEO of Walmart.

Age:  52
Net worth:  Unclear and he is getting annual compensation of $ 19.4 Million
Oversees more than 2.3 Million employees

6 Jack Ma

Another Chinese businessman is in 6th place. He is none other than Jack Ma, who is the founder and CEO of Alibaba Group, the Chinese e-commerce giant.

But, he announced that he will step down as the CEO in 2019 and concentrate in Philanthropy and educational activities  

Age:  54
Net worth:  $35.6 billion
Oversees more than 66,421 employees

5 Jamie Dimon

Jamie Dimon is the Chairman and CEO of JPMorgan Chase, an American Multinational Investment bank.

Age:  62
Net worth:  $1.3 billion
Oversees more than 250,000 employees

4 Warren Buffet

Warren Buffet, one of the most successful investors in the planet, is the Chairman and CEO of Berkshire Hathaway.

Age:  88
Net worth:  $83.8 billion
Oversees more than 360,000 employees

3 Mark Zuckerberg

Mark Zuckerberg is the youngest powerful CEO and the youngest Billionaire as well. He is the co-founder and CEO of Facebook Inc.

Age:  34
Net worth:  $67.1 billion
Oversees more than 27,742 employees

2 Larry Page

Larry Page is the CEO of Alphabet, the parent company of Google. Larry Page and Sergey Brin founded Google and Lary was the CEO of the Google until 2015 before he was succeeded by Sundar Pitcai.

Age:  45
Net worth:  $53.4 billion
Oversees more than 88,110 employees

1 Jeff Bezos

Jeff Bezos, the founder, and CEO of Amazon is in number one position which makes him the most powerful CEO and also a one of the powerful men in the world.

Age:  54
Net worth:  $147.3 billion
Oversees more than 566,000 employees


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