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Jobs makes Barron\'s CEO hall of fame

updated 10:15 am EST, Wed March 29, 2006

Barron\'s CEO hall of fame

Apple CEO Steve Jobs is more than the CEO of two hugely influential companies, according to a new report that lists the top CEOs in Barron's hall of fame. "He's an outright legend. No single person in Silicon Valley more fascinates the investing public. No tech CEO alive is more closely scrutinized." Jobs was indentified as one of the top 30 CEOS based on profit growth during a CEO's tenure and stock-price gains as well as leadership strength and industry stature. Barron's said it sought CEOs "who've made a difference to their organizations and who would be missed by investors if they departed. To qualify, the CEOs needed to be on the job for three years. We talked to investors and relied on the knowledge of our staff."

The list featured other returning CEOs, including General Electric's Jeff Immelt and American Express' Ken Chenault as well as Apple's Jobs. The report notes that Jobs has fundamentally changed the computer business with the Mac, remade the music business with the iPod, and added video content to the Apple's iTunes music store.




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  1. jarod

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    Hail the KING

    Bow down to Lord Jobs! :D

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