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CEO Company Rank
Palmisano, Samuel J. International Business Machines 45
Pandit, Vikram S. Citigroup 39
Park, Yongmann Doosan 471
Park, Young-Ho SK Holdings 72
Parker, Mark G. Nike 497
Passera, Corrado Intesa Sanpaolo 137
Pauget, Georges Crédit Agricole 46
Pauze, Jean-Charles Rexel 490
Paz, George Express Scripts 418
Peixi, Cao China Huaneng Group 425
Pepy, Guillaume SNCF 209
Perissinotto, Giovanni Assicurazioni Generali 47
Pérol, François Groupe Caisse d'Épargne 110
Pinault, François-Henri PPR 277
Polman, Paul Unilever 121
Potier, Benoît L'Air Liquide 484
Potter, John E. U.S. Postal Service 84
Poussot, Bernard J. Wyeth 401
Profumo, Alessandro UniCredit Group 58
Proglio, Henri Veolia Environnement 135
Prot, Baudouin BNP Paribas 24
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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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