Larry Page of Google,Named As Business Person Of The Year


Highlights: 
  • Google's Larry Page has emerged as the "business person of the year" for 2014 on 6 January by Fortune magazine. 
  • Page came on the top in the list of global corporate leaders' by surpassing people like Alibaba co-founder Jack Ma and Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg. 
  • The list was compiled by the magazine on the basis of various factors including company’s performance, leadership style and total shareholder returns.
  • At present Page is Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and co-founder of Google.
  • He came on top in the 20 global corporate leaders' list compiled on the basis of various factors including company's performance, leadership style and total shareholder returns.
  • Five women have made the cut to the top 20 list. 
  • Page and his company have packed a lot of evolution into just over 15 years of existence.
  • The women contenders were Ultra Beauty CEO Mary Dillon, ITT CEO and President Denise Ramos, TJX Cos CEO Carol Meyrotwiz, Theranos Founder and CEO Elizabeth Holmes and Williams-Sonoma President and CEO Laura Alber.
  • The list is based on various parameters like financial results of the company including 12-month and three year growth in profits and revenues, company's stock performance and total shareholder returns over the same periods.
  • Also, several non-financial elements like business influence, leadership style, strategic initiatives played a part in evaluation.