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  • Jacques_Chirac

    Jacques Chirac
    then President
    Republic of France

  • Clinton_BillJPG

    Bill Clinton
    42nd President of the United States

  • jintau

    Hu Jintao
    President, People’s Republic of China

  • Bartz_Carol.-jpg

    Carol Bartz
    Chief Executive Officer, Yahoo! Inc.

  • ballmer-1

    Steven Ballmer
    Chief Executive Officer, Microsoft Corp.

  • jim_balsillie

    James Balsillie
    Co-Chief Executive Officer, Research in Motion, Ltd.

  • blankfein_LloydPhoto

    Lloyd Blankfein
    Chairman and CEO, Goldman Sachs

  • carlosghosn

    Carlos Ghosn
    President and CEO, Nissan Motor Company, Ltd.

  • jiang-jianqing

    Jiang Jianqing
    Chairman and Executive Director, Industrial and Commercial Bank of China

  • kindler_jeffrey

    Jeffrey Kindler
    Chairman and CEO, Pfizer Inc.

  • lauvergeon_anne

    Anne Lauvergeon
    Chief Executive Officer, AREVA Group

  • Gerard-Mestrallet

    Gérard Mestrallet
    Chairman and CEO, GDF SUEZ

  • murdoch_rupert

    Rupert Murdoch
    Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, News Corp.

  • nilekani

    Nandan Nilekani
    Founder and former Co-Chairman, Infosys Technologies Ltd.

  • jorma_ollilia

    Jorma Ollila
    Chairman, Royal Dutch Shell plc

  • peterson_peter

    Peter Peterson
    Co-Founder and Chairman Emeritus, The Blackstone Group

  • Fred_smith

    Fred Smith
    Chairman, President and CEO, FedEx Corp.

  • stringer

    Sir Howard Stringer
    Chairman, President and CEO, Sony Corp.

  • ruimin_zhang

    Zhang Ruimin
    Chairman and CEO, Haier Group

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