Pony Ma Huateng of Tencent, Yi Zheng of Hithink Royal Flush Information Network and Yang Xiaobo of Anxin Trust lead the list of best CEOs of China’s listed companies, according to research conducted by jiemian.com and Toutiao.
The research examined 4465 Chinese mainland companies which are publicly trading on the mainland, Hong Kong, or overseas markets. It ranked CEOs, who had held their position since before June 30, 2014, on the basis of the company’s performance during 2014 and 2016.
The rankings counted anyone in the most senior leadership position such as CEOs, chairmen or chairwomen, presidents and general managers. Let’s see who else made the top 10.
No 10 Robin Li Yanhong
Company: Baidu Inc
No 9 Ma Mingzhe
Company: Ping An Insurance (Group) Company of China Ltd
No 8 Li Jun
Company: Leyard Optoelectronic Co Ltd
No 7 Hu Yangzhong
Company: Hangzhou Hikvision Digital Technology Co Ltd
No 6 Lin Ke
Company: Beijing Sanju Environmental Protection & New Materials Co Ltd
No 5 Ding Lei
Company: Netease Inc
No 4 Tao Tao
Company: East Money Information Co Ltd
No 3 Yang Xiaobo
Company: Anxin Trust Co Ltd
No 2 Yi Zheng
Company: Hithink Royal Flush Information Network
No 1 Pony Ma Huateng
Company: Tencent Holdings Ltd