Fortune Businessperson of The Year 2019 List

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

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

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