Looking at just 2012, Google again topped the list, with a score of 4.2. Intel was second, at 4.0, followed by Apple, Qualcomm and Citrix at 3.9. In dead last, by a wide margin: Xerox, at 2.7. (HP was next-to-last at 3.2)
In a separate chart, UBS shows the cumulative ratings – 2008 to the present – for the CEOS at these companies. In that category Apple’s Tim Cook, Google’s Larry Page and Accenture’s Piere Nanterme stand out. At the bottom of the list are Xerox CEO Ursula Burns, followed by Microsoft’s Steve Ballmer and Dell’s Michael Dell.