Top 50 World's Greatest Leaders List 2015


Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Nobel laureate Kailash Satyarthi have been named among the 50 greatest leaders in the world by Fortune magazine in its annual list of "extraordinary" men and women transforming business, government and philanthropy.

Modi is ranked 5th on the 2015 roster of 'World's Greatest Leaders' with Satyarthi coming in at the 28th spot.

The list has been topped by Apple CEO Tim Cook. A notable exclusion from the list is US President Barack Obama, who has not been named in the list for a second year in a row.

You can look at the full list here–
1. Tim Cook, CEO - Apple
2. Mario Draghi, President - European Central Bank
3. Xi Jinping, President - People's Republic of China
4. Pope Francis, Pontiff - Catholic Church
5. Narendra Modi, Prime Minister - India
6. Taylor Swift, Pop Star - Big Machine Records
7. Joanne Liu, International President - Medecins Sans Frontieres
8. John Roberts Jr., Chief Justice - U.S. Supreme Court
9. Mary Barra, CEO - General Motors
10. Joshua Wong, Activist - Hong Kong Pro-Democracy Movement
11. Johnetta Elzie and DeRay McKesson, Prominent voices for nonviolent protest - Ferguson, Mo.
12. Jeremy Farrar, Director - Wellcome Trust
13. James Comey, Director - FBI
14. Ai-Jen Poo, Director - National Domestic Workers Alliance
15. Mark Carney, Governor - Bank of England
16. Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, President - Liberia
17. Howard Schultz, Chairman and CEO - Starbucks
18. Bill and Melinda Gates, Founders - Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
19. Pete Frates, Advocate - ALS "Ice Bucket Challenge"
20. Mike Duggan and Kevyn Orr, Mayor and Former Emergency Manager - Detroit
21. Helena Morrissey, CEO - Newton Investment Management
22. Beatrice Mtetwa, Lawyer - Human rights activist in Zimbabwe
23. Elon Musk, Co-Founder and CEO - Tesla Motors and SpaceX
24. Tri Rismaharini, Mayor - Surabaya, Indonesia
25. Mark Zuckerberg, Founder and CEO - Facebook
26. Yao Ming, Animal rights activist and former NBA star - NBA (Retired)
27. Jeff Bezos, Founder and CEO - Amazon.com
28. Kailash Satyarthi, Founder - Bachpan Bachao Andolan
29. Lei Jun, Founder and CEO - Xiaomi
30. Bayan Mahmoud Al-Zahran, Lawyer - Saudi Arabia
31. Lebron James, Forward - Cleveland Cavaliers
32. Mark Bertolini, CEO - Aetna
33. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, Finance Minister - Nigeria
34. Raj Panjabi, CEO - Last Mile Health
35. Adm. William McRaven (Ret.), Chancellor - University of Texas
36. Carolyn Miles, President and CEO - Save the Children
37. Frances Hesselbein, President and CEO - Frances Hesselbein Leadership Institute
38. Jamie Dimon, Chairman and CEO - JPMorgan Chase
39. Anthony Fauci, Director - NIAID (NIH)
40. Patrick Awuah, Founder and President - Ashesi University College
41. Mitch Daniels, President - Purdue University
42. Richard Pazdur, Director - FDA's Office of Hematology and Oncology Products
43. Courtney Banghart, Head Coach - Princeton Tigers Women's Basketball Team
44. Travis Kalanick, CEO - Uber
45. Jimmy Fallon, Host - The Tonight Show
46. Daniel Barenboim, General Music Director - Berlin State Opera
47. Adam Silver, Commissioner - NBA
48. Richard Liu, Founder and CEO - JD.com
49. John Mackey, Co-CEO, Co-Founder - Whole Foods Market
50. Akira Miyawaki, Director - Japanese Center for International Studies in Ecology

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