Award Winners : The World’s Best Companies 2005
Best Global Companies

 

AIRLINES — Singapore Airlines CEO: Chew Choon Seng
AUTOMOTIVE — BMW Chairman and CEO: Helmut Panke
BEVERAGES — PepsiCo Chairman and CEO: Steven S. Reinemund
CHEMICALS — BASF Chairman: Jürgen Hambrecht
COMPUTER HARDWARE — Apple Computer CEO: Steve Jobs
COMPUTER SOFTWARE — Oracle CEO: Lawrence J. Ellison
CONGLOMERATES — United Technologies Chairman and CEO: George David
CONSTRUCTION & ENGINEERING — Bechtel Chairman and CEO: Riley P. Bechtel
CONSUMER DURABLES — Whirlpool Chairman, President and CEO: Jeff Fettig
CONSUMER NON-DURABLES — Procter & Gamble Chairman, President and CEO: Alan G. Lafley
DEFENSE & AEROSPACE — Lockheed Martin President and CEO: Robert J. Stevens
ELECTRONICS — Apple Computer CEO: Steve Jobs
ENERGY SERVICES/ELECTRICITY — RWE President and CEO: Harry Roels
ENERGY SERVICES/EQUIPMENT — GE Energy President and CEO: John Krenicki Jr.
FOOD — Kraft Foods (Altria) CEO: Roger K. Deromedi
FRANCHISES — McDonald’s Vice Chairman and CEO: Jim Skinner
HOTELS — Marriott International Chairman and CEO: JW Marriott Jr.
INSURANCE — MetLife Chairman and CEO: Robert H. Benmosche
LEISURE — Carnival Chairman and CEO: Micky Arison
LOGISTICS — United Parcel Service (UPS) Chairman and CEO: Michael L. Eskew
MEDIA & ENTERTAINMENT — News Corporation Chairman and CEO: Rupert Murdoch
METALS & MINING — Anglo American CEO: Tony Trahar
NETWORK SYSTEMS — Cisco Systems President and CEO: John Chambers
OIL & GAS — ExxonMobil Chairman and CEO: Lee R. Raymond
PHARMACEUTICALS — Pfizer Chairman and CEO: Henry A. McKinnell
RETAILING — Wal-Mart Stores President and CEO: H. Lee Scott Jr.
TELECOM EQUIPMENT — Nokia Chairman and CEO: Jorma Olilla
TELECOM SERVICES — Vodafone CEO: Arun Sarin
TOBACCO — Altria Group Chairman and CEO: Louis C. Camilleri
World’s Best Companies
NORTH AMERICA
AIRLINES — JetBlue Airways Chairman and CEO: David Neeleman
AUTOMOTIVE — Chrysler Group CEO: Dieter Zetsche
BEVERAGES — PepsiCo Chairman and CEO: Steven S. Reinemund
CHEMICALS — Rohm & Haas Chairman, President and CEO: Raj L. Gupta
COMPUTER HARDWARE — Apple Computer CEO: Steve Jobs
COMPUTER SOFTWARE — Oracle CEO: Lawrence J. Ellison
CONGLOMERATES — United Technologies Chairman and CEO: George David
CONSTRUCTION & ENGINEERING — Bechtel Chairman and CEO: Riley P. Bechtel
CONSUMER DURABLES — Whirlpool Chairman, President and CEO: Jeff Fettig
CONSUMER NON-DURABLES — Procter & Gamble Chairman, President and CEO: Alan G. Lafley
DEFENSE & AEROSPACE — Lockheed Martin President and CEO: Robert J. Stevens
DIVERSIFIED SERVICES — Automatic Data Processing (ADP) Chairman and CEO: Arthur F. Weinbach
ELECTRONICS — Apple Computer CEO: Steve Jobs
ENERGY SERVICES/ELECTRICITY — Southern Company Chairman, President and CEO: David M. Ratcliffe
ENERGY SERVICES/EQUIPMENT — GE Energy President and CEO: John Krenicki Jr.
FOOD — Kraft Foods (Altria) CEO: Roger K. Deromedi
FRANCHISES — Subway President: Fred DeLuca
HEALTH SERVICES — UnitedHealth Group Chairman and CEO: William W. McGuire
HOTELS — Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide CEO: Steven J. Heyer
INSURANCE — MetLife Chairman and CEO: Robert H. Benmosche
LEISURE — Carnival Chairman and CEO: Micky Arison
LOGISTICS — United Parcel Service (UPS) Chairman and CEO: Michael L. Eskew
MEDIA & ENTERTAINMENT — Viacom Chairman and CEO: Sumner M. Redstone
METALS & MINING — Alcoa Chairman and CEO: Alain Belda
NETWORK SYSTEMS — Cisco Systems President and CEO: John Chambers
OIL & GAS — ExxonMobil Chairman and CEO: Lee R. Raymond
PHARMACEUTICALS — Pfizer Chairman and CEO: Henry A. McKinnell
RETAILING — Wal-Mart Stores President and CEO: H. Lee Scott Jr.
TELECOM EQUIPMENT — Motorola Chairman and CEO: Edward J. Zander
TELECOM SERVICES — Verizon Communications Chairman and CEO: Ivan G. Seidenberg
TOBACCO — Altria Group Chairman and CEO: Louis C. Camilleri
WHOLESALE — Costco Wholesale President and CEO: James Sinegal
EUROPE
AIRLINES — EasyJet CEO: Ray Webster
AUTOMOTIVE — Renault President and CEO: Carlos Ghosn
BEVERAGES — Diageo CEO: Paul Walsh
CHEMICALS — BASF Chairman: Dr. Jürgen Hambrecht
COMPUTER HARDWARE — Logitech President and CEO: Guerrino De Luca
COMPUTER SOFTWARE — SAP Chairman and CEO: Henning Kagermann
CONSTRUCTION & ENGINEERING — Bouygues Chairman and CEO: Martin Bouygues
CONSUMER DURABLES — Philips Electronics President and CEO: Gerard Kleisterlee
CONSUMER NON-DURABLES — L’Oréal Chairman and CEO: Sir Lindsay Owen-Jones
DEFENSE & AEROSPACE — EADS Joint CEOs: Thomas Enders and Nöel Forgeard
ELECTRONICS — Siemens President and CEO: Klaus Kleinfeld
ENERGY SERVICES/ELECTRICITY — RWE President and CEO: Harry Roels
FOOD — Nestlé Vice Chairman and CEO:Peter Brabeck-Letmathe
HOTELS — Hilton Group CEO: David Michels
INSURANCE — Zurich Financial Services CEO: James J. Schiro
LOGISTICS — Deutsche Post World Net Chairman: Dr. Klaus Zumwinkel
MEDIA & ENTERTAINMENT — Lagardère Groupe Chairman and CEO: Arnaud Lagardère
METALS & MINING — Anglo American CEO: Tony Trahar
OIL & GAS — Total Chairman and CEO: Thierry Desmarest
PHARMACEUTICALS — Roche Holding Chairman and CEO: Dr. Franz B. Humer
RETAILING/DISCRETIONARY — LVMH Chairman: Bernard Arnault
RETAILING/STAPLES — Tesco CEO: Sir Terry Leahy
TELECOM EQUIPMENT — Ericsson CEO and President: Carl Henric-Svanberg
TELECOM SERVICES — France Télécom CEO: Didier Lombard
TOBACCO — Imperial Tobacco CEO: Gareth Davis

ASIA

 

AIRLINES — Singapore Airlines CEO: Chew Choon Seng
AUTOMOTIVE — Toyota Motor President: Katsuaki Watanabe
BEVERAGES — Fosters President and CEO: Trevor O’Hoy
CHEMICALS — Korea Kumho Petrochemical Vice Chairman and CEO: Chan-Koo Park
COMPUTER HARDWARE — Taiwan Semiconductor
Manufacturing Company Chairman and CEO: Morris Chang
COMPUTER SOFTWARE — Infosys CEO, President and MD: Nandan Nilekani
CONGLOMERATES — Hutchison Whampoa Chairman: Li Ka-Shing
CONSTRUCTION & ENGINEERING — Hopewell Holdings Chairman: Gordon Wu
CONSUMER DURABLES — Samsung Electronics Vice Chairman and CEO: Jong-Yong Yun
CONSUMER NON-DURABLES — Kao Corporation President and CEO: Motoki Ozaki
ELECTRONICS — Samsung Electronics Vice Chairman and CEO: Jong-Yong Yun
ENERGY SERVICES/ELECTRICITY — CLP Holdings Group Managing Director and CEO: Andrew Brandler
FOOD — Ajinomoto President and CEO: Norio Yamaguchi
FRANCHISES — Seven-Eleven Japan Chairman and CEO: Toshifumi Suzuki
HOSPITALITY — TabCorp Holdings MD and CEO: Matthew Slatter
HOTELS — Shangri-La Hotels Chairman: Edward Kuok
INSURANCE — Mitsui Sumitomo Chairman and CEO: Takeo Inokuchi
President and CEO: Hiroyuki Uemura
MEDIA & ENTERTAINMENT — News Corporation Chairman and CEO: Rupert Murdoch
METALS & MINING — BHP Billiton CEO and Executive Director: Charles Goodyear
OIL & GAS — PetroChina President: Jiang Jiemin
PHARMACEUTICALS — Yamanouchi Pharmaceutical President and CEO: Toichi Takenaka
RETAILING — Esprit Holdings Deputy Chairman and CEO: Heinz Krogner-Kornalik
TELECOM EQUIPMENT — Samsung Electronics Vice Chairman and CEO: Jong-Yong Yun
TELECOM SERVICES — China Mobile (Hong Kong) Chairman and CEO: Wang Jianzhou
TOBACCO — Korea Tobacco & Ginseng Chairman and CEO: Young-kyoon Kwak

 

LATIN AMERICA

 

AIRLINES — GOL President & CEO: Constantino de Oliveira Jr.
BEVERAGES — AmBev Co-Chairmen: John F. Brock and Victorio C. De Marchi
CHEMICALS — Braskem Chairman and President: Pedro Augusto Ribeiro Novis
CONGLOMERATES — Grupo Carso Chairman: Carlos Slim Domit
CONSTRUCTION & ENGINEERING — Odebrecht President: Marcelo Bahia Odebrecht
CONSUMER NON-DURABLES — Kimberly-Clark de Mexico Chairman: Claudio X. González Laporte
DEFENSE & AEROSPACE — Embraer President and CEO: Mauricio Novis Botelho
ENERGY SERVICES/ELECTRICITY — Copel Chairman: João Bonifacio Cabral Jr.
FOOD — Grupo Bimbo Chairman: Roberto Servitje
FRANCHISES — Grupo Posadas Chairman and CEO: Gastón Azcárraga Andrade
HOTELS — Sol Meliá CEO: Gabriel Escarrer Jaume Jr.
INSURANCE — MetLife Chairman, President and CEO: Robert H. Benmosche
MEDIA & ENTERTAINMENT — Grupo Televisa Chairman, President, and CEO: Emilio Azcárraga Jean
METALS & MINING — CVRD CEO: Roger Agnelli
OIL & GAS — Petrobras President and CEO: José Sérgio Gabrielli de Azevedo
PULP & PAPER — Aracruz President and CEO: Carlos Augusto Lira Aguiar
RETAILING — Wal-Mart de Mexico President and CEO: Eduardo Solorzano
STEEL — Gerdau Chairman and President: Jorge Gerdau Johannpeter
TELECOM SERVICES — America Movil CEO: Daniel Hajj Aboumrad

 

 

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