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