Masaya Maeda, president of Canon Inc, has always wanted to make a new, better camera.
For Alain Dehaze, new chief executive officer of the world's biggest job recruitment and human resources company Adecco Group, his driving ambition does not simply lie in numbers.
Andy Palmer is convinced his dealings with China give him a firm grip on his role as Aston Martin's CEO, saying the reality is that there is a lot of growth and building that can be done by working with Chinese institutions.
Joseph Jimenez, CEO of the Swiss pharmaceutical giant Novartis International AG, is a titan in the industry. A few years ago, he was named one of the 25 most influential people in biopharma.
Like many retail employees, Greg Penner started his first job at WAL-MART Stores Inc as a trainee, in its Siloam Springs, Arkansas store.
Ren Zhengfei, one of the best-known and richest tech tycoons in the world, is a modest man.
Martin Lundstedt, president and CEO of Volvo Group, has been a believer of a fun workplace during his 24-year career in the commercial vehicle industry.
Successful, first-time online sales boost Italian luxury carmaker's confidence about business prospects with Chinese car fans, says its chief
Just a few years ago, working on eyewear was all about beauty, fashion and design. Not anymore. Claudio Gottardi, president and CEO of New York-based Marchon Eyewear Inc, sees the future of glasses not just in fashionable design, but in portable technology.
Unlike most Harvard law degree holders who spend most of their time in the courts, Adam Goldstein chose to lead a maritime life 27 years ago. Now, he is navigating Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd into the promising China market.