Tim Cook was second in the ranking of the most successful businessmen in 2014




Fortune magazine has published a new list of the most prominent businessmen in 2014. To this list, it does not matter acquired state – what matters is how successful managers do their job and as pleased with the shareholders.


First place in the ranking took the head of Google, Larry Page, who shifted from the pedestal Director General of Apple. Tim Cook is now ranked second. Apple’s CEO proved that he can be successful and independent managers and take the company to market leadership.

“Taking over the reins from the hands of Steve Jobs – perhaps the toughest corporate executives over the past decade – Tim Cook took charge of Apple’s inherent one way. For three years he led a parade of successful new products (Apple Pay, a new operating system, iPhone 6), when it reached a record company’s stock value, “- writes Fortune. The publication notes that Tim Cook was the first openly gay in the Fortune 500.

The top ten most successful businessmen according to Fortune:

Larry Page – co-founder and leader, Google
Tim Cook – CEO, Apple
John Martin – Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Gilead Sciences
Montgomery Moran and Steve Ells – executive director, Chipotle
Denise Ramos – CEO and President, ITT
Robert Iger – Chairman and CEO, Disney
Ken Hicks – Executive Director, Foot Locker
Mary Dillon – Executive Director, Ulta Beauty
George Skengos – Executive Director, Biogen
Jack Ma – Founder and Executive Chairman, Alibaba

It is noteworthy that earlier Time magazine also included Tim Cook in his list of the “100 most influential people in the world.” In an accompanying article, an opinion expressed director general of the former US vice-president and current board member Al Gore Apple. He described Tim as a brilliant politician, innovator and leader, and said that in the world, “there is no man who led the company to better than it does Tim.”

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