The Top 10 Most Beloved CEOs, Including Elon Musk and Mark Zuckerberg
Glassdoor recently released its list of the highest rated CEOs.
How much do you love your CEO? If you work at Clorox, SpaceX or Facebook, then probably quite a lot.
Glassdoor recently revealed its list of the highest rated CEOs across the country, taking into account information from more than 700,000 employees. From Mark Zuckerberg to Elon Musk to Clorox’s Benno Dorer -- a variety of leaders made this year’s list of the most loved CEOs.
Check out the top 10 highest rated CEOs, according to employees.
Benno Dorer, The Clorox CompanyAs the CEO and chairman of Clorox, Benno Dorer was highly rated by his employees. Having joined the executive team of Clorox in 2014, it didn’t take long for Dorer to grow in popularity. In fact, according to Glassdoor, a whopping 99 percent of employees approve of his leadership. Not only that, but Clorox was also voted number 12 on Glassdoor’s 2017 list of best places to work.
Jim Kavanaugh, World Wide TechnologyLike Dorer, World Wide Technology CEO Jim Kavanaugh also had a 99 percent approval rate from his employees. Kavanaugh’s been with the company since the beginning, having co-founded it with David Steward in 1990. Looks like his decades of experience at the company have paid off too -- not only was he voted second best CEO in the U.S., but World Wide Technology was also voted the fifth best place to work in 2017, up from its number 12 slot on the 2016 list.
Michael F. Mahoney, Boston Scientific
Michael F. Mahoney is the chairman and CEO of medical manufacturing company Boston Scientific. Shortly after joining the company as president in 2011, Mahoney quickly moved up the ranks, taking the title of CEO and board member by 2012. According to Glassdoor, he had 99 percent approval rate from his employees.
Craig B. Thompson, Memorial Sloan KetteringAs the president and CEO of major cancer center Memorial Sloan Kettering, Craig B. Thompson has devoted his life to helping others. Before joining the center in 2010, Thompson worked at the University of Pennsylvania in various director and leadership roles in the fields of medicine and cancer research. He received a 99 percent approval from his employees.
Martin Rankin, Fast EnterprisesWith a 99 percent employee approval rate, Martin Rankin takes fifth pace on this year’s list of beloved CEOs, moving up from his number 10 slot last year. As the managing partner of Fast Enterprises, Rankin is committed to the company’s mission to provide premiere software and consulting services to government agencies around the world. On top of having a highly rated leader, the company also ranked sixth best place to work, according to Glassdoor.
Jen-Hsun Huang, NVIDIAMoving up from his number 36 ranking last year, NVIDIA’s CEO Jen-Hsun Huang received a 99 percent approval from his employees, putting him at sixth most beloved CEO this year. However, he’s more than just the CEO -- Huang founded NVIDIA in 1993 and also serves as the company’s president. He’s won a number of leadership awards including the Dr. Morris Chang Exemplary Leadership Award from the Global Semiconductor Association, the Daniel J. Epstein Engineering Management Award from the University of Southern California and more.
Bob Bechek, Bain & Company
As the number one top rated CEO in 2016, Bob Bechek took seventh place on this year’s list, with 98 percent employee approvals. However, his firm Bain & Company did take the number one slot for best place to work in 2017. With more than 30 years experience working at Bain & Company, Bechek has served in a variety of leadership roles throughout his career.
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