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Profiles of European Business Leaders

Prepared by Kazutaka Okada, Wharton MBA student (okadak@wharton.upenn.edu), 
January, 2001

Name

Profiles

Company

Positions

Marjorie Scardino

<1>

Pearson PLC

CEO

Mark Moody-Stuart

<1>

Royal Dutch/Shell Group

Chairman

John Browne

<1>

BP Amoco (UK)

CEO

Robert Ingram

<1>

Glaxo Wellcome

CEO

Terry Leahy

<1> <2> <3>

Tesco

CEO

Richard Branson

<1> <2> <3> <4>

Virgin (UK)

CEO

Rupert Murdoch

<1> <2> <3>

News Corporation (UK-US)

Chairman and CEO

Lord King

<1>

British Airways (UK)

ex Chairman

Lord Marshall

<1>

Chairman

Rod Eddington

<1> <2>

CEO

Charles Dunstone

<1> <2> <3>

Carphone Warehouse (UK)

Founder, Chairman and CEO

Iain Vallance

<1>

British Telecom (UK)

Chairman

Peter Bonfield

<1>

CEO

Christopher C. Gent

<1> <2>

Vodafone AirTouch PLC (UK)

CEO

Ron Sommer

<1> <2>

Deutsche Telekom (Germany)

Chairman

Thomas Middelhoff

<1> <2>

Bertelsmann (Germany)

CEO

Henning Schulte-Noelle

<1> <2>

Allianz (Germany)

Chairman and CEO

Jürgen E. Schrempp

<1>

Daimler Chrysler (Germany)

Chairman

Ferdinand Piëch

<1> <2> <3>

Volkswagen (Germany)

Chairman

Thomas Middlehoff

<1>

Bertelsmann (Germany)

Chairman and CEO

Manfred Schneider

<1>

Bayer (Germany)

Chairman

Jürgen F. Strube

<1>

BASF (Germany)

Chairman

Henning Schulte-Noelle

<1> <2>

Allianz (Germany)

Chairman

Jürgen Weber

<1> <2>

Lufthansa Group (Germany)

Chairman and CEO

Dominique Hériard Dubreuil

<1>

Rémy Cointreau (France)

Chairman

Franck Riboud

<1>

Groupe Danone (France)

CEO

Thierry Desmarest

<1>

TotalFina (France)

CEO

Anne Lauvergeon

<1>

Cogema (France)

CEO

Louis Schweitzer

<1> <2>

Renault (France)

Chairman and CEO

Claude Bebear

<1> <2>

AXA (France)

Chairman

Jean-Marie Messier

<1> <2> <3>

Vivendi (France)

Chairman and CEO

Bernard Arnault

<1>

LVMH Moet Hennessy Louis Vuitton (France)

CEO

Lindsay Owen-Jones

<1>

L'Oréal (France)

CEO

Daniel Bernard

 

Terry Leahy (France)

CEO

Francois Pinault

<1>

Pinault/Printemps/Redoute (France)

 

Noël Forgeard

<1> <2>

Airbus (Germany-France)

CEO

Philippe Camus

<1>

EADS [ex Matra-Aerospatiale, ex Deutsche Aerospace] (Germany-France)

Co-CEO

Jürgen Dormann

<1>

Aventis [ex Hoechst and ex-Rhone Poulenc] (Germany-France)

Chairman

Cees van der Hoeven

 

Royal Ahold (Netherlands)

President and CEO

Percy Barnevik

<1> <2>

ABB Ltd. (Switzerland)

Chairman

Göran Lindahl

<1>

ABB Ltd. (Switzerland)

President and CEO

Daniel Vasella

<1>

Novartis (Switzerland)

Chairman and CEO

Peter Brabeck-Letmathe

 

Nestlé

 

Leif Johansson

<1>

Volvo (Sweden)

CEO

Tom McKillop

<1>

AstraZeneca (Sweden-UK)

CEO

Jonas Birgersson

<1>

Framfab & Bredbandsbolaget

Founder and Chairman

Lars Ramqvist

<1>

L.M. Ericsson (Sweden)

Chairman and CEO

Ingvar Kamprad

<1>

Ikea (Sweden)

Founder

Jorma Ollila

<1> <2> <3> <4>

Nokia (Finland)

Chairman and CEO

Sari Baldauf

<1>

Nokia Networks (Finland)

President