Patrick Gelsinger, the Chief Executive Officer of Silicon Valley software maker VMware Inc., has been ranked as the best CEO in America, according to employment website Glassdoor.
The Indian-origin CEOs—Adobe's Shantanu Narayen and Microsoft's Satya Nadella bagged the fifth and sixth spots in the list gaining an employee approval rating of 98 percent each.
Surprisingly, Mark Zuckerberg CEO of Facebook and Apple’s CEO Tim Cook couldn’t even make up to the top 50 in the list. Both Zuckerberg and Cook was ranked on 55 and 69 respectively. However, Zuckerberg and Cook are the only two CEOs to make the list all seven years Glassdoor has administered the survey.
Of the 100 CEOs on this year’s list, 53 are making their second straight appearance, while 40 are new. The technology industry led the way, with 27 CEOs making the list, followed by the health-care industry, with 12.
The top ten CEOs who made to the Glassdoor’s Employees’ Choice Awards for the Top CEOs:
- Pat Gelsinger, VMware Inc.
- Charles C. Butt, H-E-B
- Lynsi Snyder, In-N-Out Burger
- John Legere, T-Mobile US Inc.
- Shantanu Narayen, Adobe Inc.
- Satya Nadella, Microsoft Corp.
- Kevin Sneader, McKinsey & Co.
- Jeff Weiner, LinkedIn Corp.
- Gary S. Guthart, Intuitive Surgical Inc.
- Hubert Joly, Best Buy Co.
The 2019 Glassdoor Employees’ Choice Awards for the Top CEOs contains six company categories and includes reviews by employees and former employees on the website from May 2, 2018, to May 1, 2019. CEO approval ratings are determined based on the quantity, quality and consistency of reviews, according to the website. To qualify for the survey, current CEOs were required to receive 100 approval ratings and 100 senior management ratings over the course of the voting period.