The Best and Worst-rated CEOs of Fortune 100 companies

The Best and Worst-rated CEOs of Fortune 100 companies

A look at the best and worst Fortune 100 companies based on their employees

  • Michael J. Kasbar from World Fuel Services the WORST CEO in the world as he only has a 4% Glassdoor rating from staff
  • World Fuel Services offers minimal work perks in comparison to the rest of the Fortune 100 companies
  • Facebook CEO, Mark Zuckerberg makes the list of BEST CEOs with a 99% rating
  • Donald Page (Freddie Mac CEO) however tops the list with 100%

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The study reveals which companies have the worst and best-rated CEOs based on Glassdoor reviews and reveals Michael Kasbar from World Fuel Services has a 4% rating, whereas best CEO Donald Layton from Freddie Mac has 100% rating.

These are the 10 WORST CEO's as rated by staff

1) Micheal Kasbar (4% rating)  - World Fuel Services

2) Mary Barra (6% rating) - General Motors

3) Christopher Crane (8% rating) - Exelon

4) Noel White (8% rating) - Tyson Foods

5) James Gorman (9% rating) - Morgan Stanley

6)  A. James Teague (9% rating) - Enterprise Products Partners

7) Richard Hume (9% rating) - Tech Data

8) Stefano Pessina (23% rating) - Walgreen Boots Alliance

9) Michael Tipsord (34% rating) - State Farm Insurance

10) Larry Merlo (35% rating) - CVS Health

But who are the BEST rated CEOs in the Fortune 100 list?

Looking at extraordinary leaders and gives a CEO rating based on how much employees love to work for them – both Freddie Mac and Alphabet are in joint place with the best overall ratings, with Capital One and Fannie Mae following closely behind.

The top 10 Fortune 100 CEOs

1) Donald Layton (100% rating) - Freddie Mac

2) Larry Page (100% rating) - Alphabet (Google)

3) Albert Bourla (100% rating) -  Pfizer

4) Richard Fairbank (99% rating) - Capital One Financial

5) Hugh Frater (99% rating) - Fannie Mae

6) Mark Zuckerberg (99% rating) - Facebook

7) Michael Dell (97% rating) - Dell Technologies

8) Kelcy Warren (97% rating) - Energy Transfer

9) Satya Nadella (97% rating) - Microsoft

10) Samuel Allen (96% rating) - Deere

The full list of companies can be found in the index here:

The study also reveals the work perks each of this provide and ranks the businesses overall based on a number of factors.

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Companies were ranked by each category shown in pink, 1 being the best and 100 being the worst. Then the overall ranking is the average score across all metrics, with the lowest score showing the highest overall individual rankings.

Where there were duplicated the following applied so that the minimum score possible is 1 and the max is 100 across all companies.


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Jacob Wolinsky is the founder of, a popular value investing and hedge fund focused investment website. Jacob worked as an equity analyst first at a micro-cap focused private equity firm, followed by a stint at a smid cap focused research shop. Jacob lives with his wife and four kids in Passaic NJ. - Email: jacob(at) - Twitter username: JacobWolinsky - Full Disclosure: I do not purchase any equities anymore to avoid even the appearance of a conflict of interest and because at times I may receive grey areas of insider information. I have a few existing holdings from years ago, but I have sold off most of the equities and now only purchase mutual funds and some ETFs. I also own a few grams of Gold and Silver
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