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Obermatt's CEO of the Year rankings identifies the true performers in the marketplace – without subjective judgment. The Obermatt CEO of the Year rankings only measure performance against the company’s competition – and are based only on financial figures. There is no bias in the Obermatt rankings. We let the numbers speak for themselves.

Giving you the edge of better knowledge

The Obermatt method brings performance to light that otherwise stays hidden. The analyses let you stay ahead of the pack. And, you feel confident in your financial decisions, because rankings can’t be wrongly interpreted. A rank of 100 (the highest rank) is simply better than a rank of 99.

Typical applications of the CEO of the Year rankings:


Investors use the Obermatt rankings in stock investing to see the stocks' financial performance without the need to know much about finance.

Boards and Compensation Committees

Board and compensation committee members use Obermatt for more stable and more motivating executive compensation.

Executives and Managers

Executives and Managers use Obermatt for evaluating corporate strategy to reliably identify the position of their business segments in the market.

CEO of the Year Methodology

Obermatt measures CEO performance with the three most important performance metrics: growth, operating performance, and shareholder return. Each metric is calculated relative to a global set of comparable peers. The group of peers, unique for each company, is comprised of companies that are most similar to the company being evaluated.

The Obermatt method uses no subjective judgments so that you can trust the results – and your interpretation of them.

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