40 Best Companies For Leaders – 2014

2014 Rank
Company/CEO
2013 Rank
Company/CEO
1 P&G  / A.G. Lafley 1 P&G / Robert McDonald
2 IBM / Virginia Rometty 3 General Electric / Jeffrey Immelt
3 General Electric / Jeffrey Immelt 2 IBM / Virginia Rometty
4 Accenture  / Pierre Nanterme Dow Chemical / Andrew Liveris 
5 Unilever / Paul Polman Verizon Communications / Lowell McAdam
6 Dow Chemical / Andrew Liveris 4 Caterpillar / Douglas Oberhelman
7 McDonald’s / Donald Thompson 18 Hitachi Data Systems / Jack Domme
8 Monsanto / Hugh Grant 11 Arthur J. Gallagher / J. Patrick Gallagher, Jr.
9 Hormel Foods / Jeffrey M. Ettinger Boeing / W. James McNerney, Jr.
10 General Mills / Kendall Powell 15 3M / Inge Thulin
11 VF Corporation / Eric C. Wiseman Monsanto / Hugh Grant
12 W.W. Grainger / James T. Ryan PepsiCo / Indra Nooyi
13 Caterpillar / Douglas Oberhelman 6 Royal Caribbean Cruises / Richard Fain
14 Verizon Communications / Lowell McAdam 5 The Cooper Companies / Robert Weiss
15 TJX Companies / Carol Meyrowitz General Mills / Kendall Powell
16 Sprint / Daniel Hesse 16 Sprint Nextel / Daniel Hesse
17 Maxim Integrated / Tunc Doluca 37 Bridgestone Americas / Gary Garfield
18 Southwest Airlines / Gary Kelly McDonald’s / Donald Thompson
19 DENTSPLY International / Bret Wise ADP / Carlos Rodriguez
20 ADP / Carlos Rodriguez 19 Shoppers Drug Mart / Domenic Pilla
21 HNI / Stan A. Askren Bayer MaterialScience / Patrick Thomas
22 McKesson / John Hammergren Barnes Group / Gregory Milzcik
23 3M / Inge Thulin 10 NOVA Chemicals / Randy Woelfel 
24 Konecranes / Pekka Lundmark 30 Bristow Group / William Chiles
25 Ecolab / Douglas M. Baker, Jr. 28 Cardinal Health / George Barrett
26 EMC Insurance / Bruce Kelley 35 BP China / Robert Dudley
27 Cardinal Health / George Barrett 25 Dimension Data / Brett Dawson
28 Green Mountain Coffee Roasters / Brian P. Kelley Ecolab / Douglas M. Baker, Jr.
29 RPM International / Frank C. Sullivan Johnson Matthey / Neil Carson
30 Emerson Electric / David Farr Konecranes / Pekka Lundmark
31 Comcast / Brian Roberts Olympic Steel / Michael Siegal
32 Shoppers Drug Mart / Domenic Pilla 20 Phillips NV / Frans van Houten
33 Barnes Group / Patrick Dempsey 22 Autoliv / Jan Carlson
34 Cash America Int’l  / Daniel R. Feehan Hyatt / Mark Hoplamazian
35 Dangote Cement / Aliko Dangote EMC Insurance  / Bruce Kelley
36 The Cooper Companies / Robert Weiss 14 Harman International / Dinesh Paliwal
37 Huntington Bancshares / Stephen Steinour Maxim Integrated / Tunc Doluca
38 Citigroup / Michael Corbat Libbey / Stephanie Streeter
39 Paychex / Martin Mucci ResMed / Peter Farrell
40 Esterline / Curtis Reusser Kelly Services / Carl Camden