Rank: 20 (Previous rank: 22)
CEO: Oh-Hyun Kwon
Address: 1320-10 Seocho 2-dong
Country: South Korea
It was a banner year for Samsung despite a lawsuit from Apple alleging the company had copied the iPad and iPhone's "look and feel." Samsung's Galaxy S II smartphone sold more than 10 million units worldwide, which helped propel the company to the number one spot in smartphones globally. And for the sixth consecutive year, Samsung cornered the TV market, selling nearly 48 million TV units and capturing a 27% share globally. All that helped drive revenues up 11% year-over-year to $149 billion. -- J.P.M.
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|Company||2011 Number of Employees|
|China National Petroleum||1,668,072|