Fortune Businessperson Of The Year 2019 List
Fortune Businessperson Of The Year 2019 List

Fortune Businessperson of the Year 2019 list comprises names of three Indian-origin people. These include Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella, Master Card CEO Ajay Banga and Arista head Jayashree Ullal. Satya Nadella ranks first in this list. Ajay Banga is on 8th and Jayashree Ullal is 18th.

Fortune’s annual Business Person of the Year list includes 20 business leaders who have achieved bold goals, find solutions to impossible situations and find creative solutions. Fortune has taken 10 points into consideration while preparing this list, ranging from the total return received by the shareholders to the return on capital.

Fortune Businessperson of the Year 2019 List

RankName
1Satya Nadella (CEO, Microsoft)
2Elizabeth Gaines (CEO, Fortescue Metals Group)
3Brian Niccol (CEO, Chipotle Mexican Grill)
4Margaret Keane (CEO, Synchrony Financial)
5Bjørn Gulden (CEO, Puma)
6Tricia Griffith (CEO, Progressive)
7Fabrizio Freda (CEO, Estée Lauder)
8Ajay Banga (CEO, Mastercard)
9W. Craig Jelineck (CEO, Costco)
10Jamie Dimon (CEO, JPMorgan Chase)
11Daniel Schulman (CEO, PayPal)
12Tom Linebarger (CEO, Cummins)
13Robert Greenberg (CEO, Skechers)
14Joey Wat ( CEO, Yum China)
15Julie Sweet (CEO, Accenture)
16Daniel Zhang (CEO, Alibaba)
17Strauss Zelnick (CEO, Take-Two Interactive)
18Jayshree Ullal (CEO, Arista)
19Gary Guthart (CEO, Intuitive Surgical)
20Chen Lin (President, Wuliangye Yibin)

Microsoft’s Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Satya Nadella has grabbed the top spot in Fortune’s Businessperson of the Year 2019 list, an annual compilation that also includes Mastercard CEO Ajay Banga and Arista head Jayshree Ullal.

The Fortune’s annual Businessperson of the Year list features 20 business leaders, who tackled audacious goals, overcame impossible odds and found creative solutions. Banga is ranked 8th, while Ullal comes in at the 18th spot on the list. Satya Nadella was followed by Australia’s Fortescue Metals Group CEO Elizabeth Gaines and Chipotle Mexican Grill’s CEO Brian Niccol.