A well-known business publication is rating the leader of an Indiana company among the Best-Performing CEOs in the World. Indianapolis-based Simon Property Group Inc. (NYSE: SPG) Chief Executive Officer David Simon is near the top of this year's ranking from the Harvard Business Review. He placed fifth overall. The Top 10 are:

1. Jeffrey Bezos, Amazon

2. John Martin, Gilead Sciences

3. John Chambers, Cisco Systems

4. David Pyott, Allergan

5. David Simon, Simon Property Group

6. Lars Rebien S?rensen, Novo Nordisk

7. Hugh Grant, Monsanto

8. J. Michael Pearson, Valeant Pharmaceuticals

9. Mark Donegan, Precision Castparts

10. William Doyle, PotashCorp

The list is based on factors involving the company's performance for investors and the reputation of the CEO.

Source: The Harvard Business Review

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