CEOWORLD magazine has released its ranking of the most powerful people in the world for 2018. Despite the controversy surrounding him, out of the world’s 65 most-powerful individuals, the US President Donald Trump, seized the top spot, primarily because of his control over the world’s largest economic and military power.
Vladimir Putin, the President of the Russian Federation, was named as the second most powerful person in the world, followed by Chinese President Xi Jinping (3rd), German Chancellor Angela Merkel (4th), Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi (5th), and Jeff Bezos, comes in at number six.
There are only four newcomers on the list of the most powerful people in the world for 2018, Saudi Arabia’s Mohammed bin Salman Al Saud (#14); Imran Khan of Pakistan (Islamic Republic of) at #62; Pedro Sanchez of Spain (#49); and Jerome Powell, the current Chairman of the Federal Reserve at #12.
How We Chosed The 2018 Most Powerful People In The World, 2018?
CEOWORLD magazine’s annual list of the world’s most powerful people is a designation of individuals whose time, in our estimation, is now. To compile the ranking, CEOWORLD magazine looked at four main categories including whether the individual has power over lots of people, the financial resources controlled by each individual if the person is powerful in multiple spheres, and whether the individuals actively used their power.
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Most Powerful People In The World, 2018
|1||Donald Trump||United States|
|6||Jeff Bezos||United States|
|7||Bill Gates||United States|
|8||Pope Francis||Vatican City|
|9||Larry Page||United States|
|11||Mark Zuckerberg||United States|
|12||Jerome Powell||United States|
|13||Theresa May||United Kingdom|
|14||Mohammed bin Salman Al Saud||Saudi Arabia|
|18||Warren Buffett||United States|
|22||Carlos Slim Helu||Mexico|
|25||Jamie Dimon||United States|
|27||Tim Cook||United States|
|28||Larry Fink||United States|
|29||Jim Walton (James Carr Walton)||United States|
|30||Sergey Brin||United States|
|31||Satya Nadella||United States|
|32||Jim Yong Kim||South Korea|
|33||Lloyd Blankfein||United States|
|35||Charles Koch||United States|
|37||Moon Jae-in||South Korea|
|38||Recep Tayyip Erdogan||Turkey|
|39||Lee Hsien Loong||Singapore|
|40||Kim Jong-un||North Korea|
|42||Khalifa bin Zayed Al-Nahyan||United Arab Emirates|
|43||Michael Bloomberg||United States|
|46||Enrique Pena Nieto||Mexico|
|47||Abdel Fattah el-Sisi||Egypt|
|51||Larry Ellison||United States|
|55||Jacinda Ardern||New Zealand|
|56||Ma Huateng (Pony Ma)||China|
|57||Marillyn Hewson||United States|
|58||Ray Dalio||United States|
|60||Mary Barra||United State|
|61||Michael Dell||United State|
|62||Imran Khan||Pakistan (Islamic Republic of)|