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CEO Company Rank
Lafont, Bruno Lafarge 322
Laidlaw, W. Sam Centrica 193
Lam, Barry Quanta Computer 342
Landel, Michel Sodexo 456
Lane, Robert W. Deere 307
Lankhorst, Gertjan J. GasTerra 227
Lau, John C.S. Husky Energy 396
Lauvergeon, Anne AREVA 480
Lavinia, Robert J. Petroplus Holdings 316
Leahy, Terry P. Tesco 56
Lechleiter, John C. Eli Lilly 455
Lee, Yoon-Woo Samsung Electronics 40
Lee, Myles CRH 278
Lee, Soo Chang Samsung Life Insurance 367
Lee, Sang-Dae Samsung C&T 495
Lefebvre, Georges La Poste 280
Lejiang, Xu Baosteel Group 220
Lévy, Jean-Bernard Vivendi 207
Lewis, Kenneth D. Bank of America Corp. 37
Lievonen, Matti Neste Oil 481
Ligresti, Giulia Maria Premafin Finanziaria 492
Lihui, Li Bank of China 145
Lippe, Stefan Swiss Reinsurance 398
Liveris, Andrew N. Dow Chemical 127
Livingston, Ian P. BT 210
Lokhorst, Wim Marquard & Bahls 462
Lombard, Didier France Télécom 77
Löscher, Peter Siemens 30
Lucas, Michel Crédit Industriel & Commercial 431
Lund, Helge Statoil Hydro 36
Lundgren, Terry J. Macy's 358
Luscombe, Michael Woolworths 180
Lütkestratkötter, Herbert Hochtief 319
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Rank # of Global 500 Companies
U.S. 140
Japan 68
France 40
Company 2008 Number of Employees
Wal-Mart Stores 2,100,000
China National Petroleum 1,618,393
State Grid 1,537,000
Company 2008 Profits
($ millions)
Exxon Mobil $45,220
Gazprom $29,864
Royal Dutch Shell $26,277
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