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Top 10 Most Valuable CEOs: Slideshow

The 2011 Wealth Creation Index ranks S&P 500 CEOs on their financial performance over three years. There were four CEOs who created more value for their companies than Steve Jobs in 2011. Who were they?

Chief Executive names 2011’s Most Valuable CEOs


Chief Executive and Applied Finance Group teamed up to figure out which CEOs created the most wealth for their companies in 2011. Focusing only on S&P 500 companies whose CEOs had been in office for three years, Chief put St. Louis-based Express Scripts’ CEO, George Paz, at the top of the list.

The 10 Most Valuable CEOs include:

  1. Express Scripts CEO, George Paz
  2. Exelon Corporation CEO, John W. Rowe
  3. CEO, Jeffrey H. Boyd
  4. Varian Medical Systems CEO, Timothy E. Guertin
  5. Former Apple CEO, Steve Jobs
  6. Philip Morris International CEO, Louis Camilleri
  7. Halliburton CEO, David J. Lesar
  8. Gilead Sciences CEO, John C. Martin, Ph.D.
  9. Linear Technology CEO, Lothar Maier
  10. MetroPCS CEO, Roger D. Linquist



For more information on the 2011 Wealth Creation Index:

Click here to see why Express Scripts CEO George Paz tops the list
Click here to see a full list of companies and their respective rankings
Click here to read Editor-in-Chief JP Donlon’s editor’s note about this year’s top CEOs
Click here to read about the methodology behind the list


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