Capable of seeing opportunities others miss, these ten dealmakers are also consummate closers.

Top Ten Dealmaking Executives in the World – 2019 Edition

Capable of seeing opportunities others miss, these ten dealmakers are also consummate closers.

In 2015, John Chambers, the outspoken CEO of Cisco Systems, made way, after having played a significant part in the rise of the telecoms giant in the late 1990s. His successor, Chuck Robbins, took over the California company and was tasked with striking growth gold in the cybersecurity and software sectors.

No. 5: Chuck Robbins (Cisco Systems)

In 2015, John Chambers, the outspoken CEO of Cisco Systems, made way, after having played a significant part in the rise of the telecoms giant in the late 1990s. His successor, Chuck Robbins, took over the California company and was tasked with strik...

At the end of January 2019, the patriotic CEO of Accenture Pierre Nanterme passed away suddenly. After a period of transition, 51-year-old American Julie Sweet was chosen to lead the management consulting group, a behemoth in its sector, with almost half a million staff around the globe working with 98 of the 100 biggest companies on Earth.

No. 6: Julie Sweet (Accenture)

At the end of January 2019, the patriotic CEO of Accenture Pierre Nanterme passed away suddenly. After a period of transition, 51-year-old American Julie Sweet was chosen to lead the management consulting group, a behemoth in its sector, with almost...

2018 was a record year financially for Sonepar, with turnover reaching $24.5bn. In recent years the group has comforted its position as the world’s leading supplier of electrical products for the B-to-B market.

No. 7: Marie-Christine Coisne-Roquette (Sonepar)

2018 was a record year financially for Sonepar, with turnover reaching $24.5bn. In recent years the group has comforted its position as the world’s leading supplier of electrical products for the B-to-B market.

If Capgemini has been able to conserve its position as the European leader in IT services, it is due in no small part to the man who made the firm’s transition to digital and cloud based services a priority, an ultra-competitive sector which now accounts for 45% of the revenue of the company.

No. 8: Paul Hermelin (Capegemini)

If Capgemini has been able to conserve its position as the European leader in IT services, it is due in no small part to the man who made the firm’s transition to digital and cloud based services a priority, an ultra-competitive sector which now acco...

Despite the current economic downturn in Italy, the penninsula’s biggest insurer, Generali, continues to go from strength to strength, with 2018’s performance exceeding all expectations.

No. 9: Philippe Donnet (Generali)

Despite the current economic downturn in Italy, the penninsula’s biggest insurer, Generali, continues to go from strength to strength, with 2018’s performance exceeding all expectations.