World’s Top 10 Powerful CEOs in 2019
The list of top 10 powerful CEOs all over the world in 2019. We are talking about the ones that outpowers the entire human community. The most fascinating fact about the list is that most of the CEOs in the list are from the tech industry. Despite of all the riches or the earning of these experts, they are famous for one particular reason. They stand tall, out from the crowd with their leadership skills, and their inspiring success stories. These powerful CEOs are the benchmark for all the other small and medium enterprises and entrepreneurs. Starting from the business skills to the company’s culture, they set a trend for the rest of the world.
What can be more satisfying than money and all luxury? Power. Despite all the riches, we are talking about the place where power resides. On the other hand, it is better to talk about power and not their monetary value. Because one cannot give a strong statement on the numbers of their earning value. So, here is the list of most powerful CEOs in the world 2019.
10. Ma Huateng
CEO of Tencent
Net worth: $45.3 billion,
Oversees more than 44,000 employees.
The last person of the list is Asia’s richest man is the founder of internet-business company Tencent. He is popularly known as Pony Ma. He let the world astonish by increasing his firm’s stock value by 60% this year, due to swelling revenues in its social network and online game businesses. The Chinese messaging service firm has nearly 900 million users. The firm holds a revenue of $22,9 billion according to Bloomberg, while his net worth is $45,5 billion.
9. Elon Musk
CEO of Tesla and SpaceX
Net worth: $19.6 billion,
Oversees more than 5,000 employees at SpaceX and 37,000 at Tesla.
The infamous CEO is renowned for his huge tech revolutionaries throughout this year. In February 2019, the world’s 9th powerful CEO has launched the world’s powerful rocket with his company SpaceX. Moreover, he makes use of this opportunity to market his car model Tesla Roadster. He must be the first one to do marketing in space!. He launched this car model by releasing it into the Earth’s Orbit with the help of his Falcon Heavy rocket. One should definitely not miss this out-of-the-world live video of the Tesla roadster with starman in space. Now, tesla dominates the automotive industry in the US.
8. Tim Cook
CEO of Apple
Net worth: $625 million
Oversees more than 80,000 employees
Being the CEO of one of the biggest technology companies in the world, Tim Cook is driving the company to climb the coveted trillion-dollar valuation. The native Georgian’s talents unquestionably inspire and persuade the audience. After Steve Jobs, he is the one that keeps the company running without compromising on its promises and quality. With iPhone X slow sales, he claims it to be the most innovative product on the market. And Apple’s music arm reached over 40 Million users this year.
7. Doug McMillon
CEO of Walmart
Net Worth: Unclear; Approximately his compensation was $22.4 million.
Oversees more than 2.3 million employees
Doug McMillon is the world’s largest private employer manages 2.3 million workers. This number is approximately the number of people in the Chinese army. Being joined as a summer associate with Walmart, Doug has climbed to the topmost position in the company. In addition to that, he has become the fifth CEO of the company in 2014. He is now drafting plans to open fewer supercenters and to focus more on e-commerce and in-store technology.
6. Jack Ma
CEO of Alibaba
Net worth: $41.3 billion
Oversees 66,421 employees
Jack Ma is the most powerful non-American business leader with his world’s one of the largest e-commerce sites. Being a tough competitor to Amazon, it also has got success from its cloud arm. Alibaba Cloud coupled up with his core e-commerce business in increasing his revenues. Ma has also found the time for acting this year. He took on the lead role in the Chinese kung fu short film named “Gong shou dao”.
5. Jamie Dimon
CEO of JPMorgan Chase
Net worth: $1.31 billion
Oversees more than 250,000 employees
Jamie Dimon is the CEO of the world’s largest bank in the world. To put in short, he is the most powerful person on the renowned Wall Street. His bank takes this honour of largest bank with over $2 trillion in assets under management. There was also an announcement that he will be at the help for at least five more years.
4. Warren Buffet
CEO of Berkshire Hathaway
Net worth: $85.9 billion
Oversees 360,000 employees
This 87 year old businessman recently got retired from the board of Kraft Heinz. He is the second oldest man in the list. The oldest in the most powerful men list is Li-ka Shing who is 91 years. He acquired the company called Berkshire Hathaway in 1963. He is not literally retired for this company or slowing it down. In May, Berkshire bought 75 million shares of Apple. It led to the raising of the company’s stake in the tech giant to just under 5%.
3. Mark Zuckerberg
CEO of Facebook
Net worth: $74.2 billion
Oversees 27,742 employees
Mark Zuckerberg is the second most famous and successful Harvard dropout. The CEO of the company that is worth more than half a trillion dollars. Despite the Cambridge Analytica scandal, his company’s share price went up by 4.5% after his testimony in Congress.
2. Larry Page
CEO of Alphabet
Net worth: $51.1 billion
Oversees 88,110 employees
Larry Page is the CEO of Google’s parent company, Alphabet. He is the second most powerful CEO in the world. Besides running the world’s biggest search engine, Larry has invested in a self-piloting flying taxi company, Kitty Hawk. Recently, the taxi company tested its vehicles in New Zealand too.
1. Jeff Bezos
CEO of Amazon
Net worth: $132.5 billion
Oversees 566,000 employees
Here is the CEO of the eCommerce giant Amazon. He is the most powerful man as well as the richest man in the world. He is the only person alive in the world with 12 digits next to his name. As already said one can not give a strong statement on the numbers as they are continuously changing time to time. In August 2019, Amazon is worth about $133 billion. Starting from a bookstore, it grew into a giant in eCommerce industry as well as in the cloud business. Amazon’s stock price is up by 70% over the past year.
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