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CEO Company Rank
Rasmussen, Stephen S. Nationwide 463
Reese, Stuart H. Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance 493
Reithofer, Norbert BMW 78
Riboud, Franck Groupe Danone 413
Rishton, John Royal Ahold 187
Roberts, Brian L. Comcast 237
Rodríguez, Francisco González Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria 113
Rodríguez, Florentino Pérez ACS 241
Roell, Stephen A. Johnson Controls 198
Rollier, Michel Michelin 376
Rorsted, Kasper Henkel 448
Rosenfeld, Irene B. Kraft Foods 177
Roverato, Jean-François Eiffage 473
Rowe, John W. Exelon 489
Rust, Edward B. Jr. State Farm Insurance Cos. 111
Ruttenstorfer, Wolfgang OMV Group 206
Ryan, Thomas M. CVS Caremark 63
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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
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Exxon Mobil $45,220
Gazprom $29,864
Royal Dutch Shell $26,277
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