Today's Hard|Forum Post
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Tuesday October 13, 2015

NVIDIA’s Huang Named One of World’s Best-Performing CEOs

NVIDIA’s Jen-Hsun Huang has been named the 29th best-performing CEO in the world, in a new study in the November issue of Harvard Business Review. The top three CEOs in the study آ— which is based on an 80-20 weighting between the company’s financial performance and its performance on environmental, social and governance criteria آ— are Lars Rebien Sorensen, of Danish pharmaceutical company Novo Nordisk; John Chambers, of Cisco; and Pablo Isla, of Spanish retailer Inditex. Rounding out the top five are Elmar Degenhart, of German autoparts-maker Continental, and Martin Sorrell, of WPP, the UK consumer-services group.

Huang ranks as the fourth-highest Information Technology CEO آ— behind Chambers, Seagate Technology’s Stephen Luczo (#5) and Canon’s Fujio Mitarai (#10). Five other IT CEOs also made the top 100 list, among them Terry Gou, of Hon Hai Precision Industry (#33) and Marc Benioff, of (#46).