Tim Cook, Mark Zuckerberg make top CEO list for 7th year in a row
Glassdoor unveils the results of its annual Employees’ Choice Awards. See how your boss did.
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Glassdoor, one of the world's largest job and recruiting sites, released its annual Top 100 CEOs list on Tuesday, the main component of its yearly Employees' Choice Awards.
Nearly 30 CEOs from the
made this year's list. Cook moved higher on the list, from No. 96 to No. 69, and Zuckerberg fell from the No. 16 spot in 2018 to No. 55 this year.
Sundar Pichai also landed on the list, at No. 6 and No. 46, respectively. Pat Gelsinger, CEO of VMware (No. 78 in 2018) ousted Eric Yuan, Zoom Video Communications CEO, from the No. 1 spot.
Who makes the list and how it's compiled is determined by anonymous employee reviews and an algorithm that examines the quantity, quality and consistency of reviews during the eligibility time frame.
Here are the tech CEOs who made the list:
Pat Gelsinger: No. 1 VMware (99% CEO approval rating)
John Legere: No. 4 T-Mobile (99% CEO approval rating)
Shantanu Narayen: No. 5 Adobe (98% CEO approval rating)
Satya Nadella: No. 6 Microsoft (98% CEO approval rating)