Merlo ranks on CEOWORLD Magazine top CEOs list

WOONSOCKET – Larry J. Merlo, president and CEO of CVS Health Corp., was named the No. 60 best CEO in the world in 2018 by CEOWORLD Magazine Friday.

JPMorgan Chase & Co.’s Jamie Dimon was ranked No. 1 this year, followed by Berkshire Hathaway Inc.’s Warren Buffett.

CEOs were compared using their “track record; brand newsworthiness; impact,” and the company’s stock price during the CEO’s tenure.


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Other CEOs with major operations in or related to Rhode Island:

  • Brian Moynihan, Bank of America Corp. – No. 3
  • Lowell McAdam, Verizon Communications Inc. – No. 13
  • Mark Bertolini, Aetna Inc. – No. 154
  • John Pettigrew, National Grid PLC – No. 234
  • Phebe Novakovic, General Dynamics Corp. – No. 236
  • Thomas Kennedy, The Raytheon Co. – No. 299
  • W. McMullen, The Kroger Co. – No. 309