10 Most Influential CEOs in the World for 2020

Published February 4th, 2021 - 09:28 GMT

CEO is the highest-ranking executive in a company, whose primary responsibilities include making major corporate decisions, managing the overall operations and resources of a company. CEOs have the responsibilities of leading their companies towards success or failure regardless of the company's size. 

Here are the top 10th CEOs in the world:

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1. Jamie Dimon - JP Morgan Chase

1. Jamie Dimon - JP Morgan Chase: Jamie Dimon is the chairman and Chief Executive Officer of JPMorgan Chase since December 31, 2005.

2. Satya Nadella - Microsoft

2. Satya Nadella - Microsoft: Nadella became CEO of Microsoft since February 4, 2014.

3. Tim Cook-Apple

3. Tim Cook-Apple: Timothy became CEO of Apple after Steve Jobs announced his resignation on August 24, 2011.Before that, Tim was Apple's Chief Operating Officer and was responsible for all of the company's worldwide sales and operations.

4. Bob Chapek -Walt Disney

4. Bob Chapek -Walt Disney: Bob Chapek has been CEO of Walt Disney since February 25, 2020.

5. Warren Buffet - Berkshire Hathaway Corporation

5. Warren Buffet - Berkshire Hathaway Corporation: Warren Buffet is the fourth richest man in the world, CEO of Berkshire Hathaway since 1970.

6. Jeff Bezos - Amazon

6. Jeff Bezos - Amazon: Jeff Bezos has presided over his company, Amazon, since its founding on July 5, 1994 . He is stepping down as CEO after 27 years at the helm and transitioning to executive chairman.

7. Larry J. Merlo - CVS Health

7. Larry J. Merlo - CVS Health: President and Chief Executive Officer of CVS since 2011.

8. David M. Solomon - Goldman Sachs

8. David M. Solomon - Goldman Sachs: Solomon has been the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Goldman Sachs since October 2018.

9. Sundar Pichai - Alphabet

9. Sundar Pichai - Alphabet: An Indian-American computer engineer became the CEO of Alphabet in August 10, 2015.

10. Phebe Novakovic - General Dynamics

10. Phebe Novakovic - General Dynamics: Phebe has been the CEO of a US defense company, General Dynamics since 2013.

1. Jamie Dimon - JP Morgan Chase
2. Satya Nadella - Microsoft
3. Tim Cook-Apple
4. Bob Chapek -Walt Disney
5. Warren Buffet - Berkshire Hathaway Corporation
6. Jeff Bezos - Amazon
7. Larry J. Merlo - CVS Health
8. David M. Solomon - Goldman Sachs
9. Sundar Pichai - Alphabet
10. Phebe Novakovic - General Dynamics
1. Jamie Dimon - JP Morgan Chase
1. Jamie Dimon - JP Morgan Chase: Jamie Dimon is the chairman and Chief Executive Officer of JPMorgan Chase since December 31, 2005.
2. Satya Nadella - Microsoft
2. Satya Nadella - Microsoft: Nadella became CEO of Microsoft since February 4, 2014.
3. Tim Cook-Apple
3. Tim Cook-Apple: Timothy became CEO of Apple after Steve Jobs announced his resignation on August 24, 2011.Before that, Tim was Apple's Chief Operating Officer and was responsible for all of the company's worldwide sales and operations.
4. Bob Chapek -Walt Disney
4. Bob Chapek -Walt Disney: Bob Chapek has been CEO of Walt Disney since February 25, 2020.
5. Warren Buffet - Berkshire Hathaway Corporation
5. Warren Buffet - Berkshire Hathaway Corporation: Warren Buffet is the fourth richest man in the world, CEO of Berkshire Hathaway since 1970.
6. Jeff Bezos - Amazon
6. Jeff Bezos - Amazon: Jeff Bezos has presided over his company, Amazon, since its founding on July 5, 1994 . He is stepping down as CEO after 27 years at the helm and transitioning to executive chairman.
7. Larry J. Merlo - CVS Health
7. Larry J. Merlo - CVS Health: President and Chief Executive Officer of CVS since 2011.
8. David M. Solomon - Goldman Sachs
8. David M. Solomon - Goldman Sachs: Solomon has been the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Goldman Sachs since October 2018.
9. Sundar Pichai - Alphabet
9. Sundar Pichai - Alphabet: An Indian-American computer engineer became the CEO of Alphabet in August 10, 2015.
10. Phebe Novakovic - General Dynamics
10. Phebe Novakovic - General Dynamics: Phebe has been the CEO of a US defense company, General Dynamics since 2013.