– University of Tokyo Ranks 2nd in the Global Executives 2013 –
University of Tokyo has been placed second in the latest ranking of universities by the number of their graduates who are chief executive officers (CEO) of the world’s largest companies. The new table from the British Times Higher Education (THE) journal lists the world’s top universities according to the THE’s Alma Mater Index. Harvard has produced 25 current CEOs of Fortune Global 500, word’s top companies. Second place is taken by the University of Tokyo, with 13 CEOs on the list. Stanford University is ranked third, represented by 11 CEOs.
In addition to University of Tokyo, 8 other Japanese Universities were placed within the top 100 of Global Executives 2013. Keio University marks the 8th rank with 8 CEOs. With each 6 CEOs Kyoto University is placed 18th and Waseda University 20th. Chuo University made it to the 27th rank with 4 CEOs and Hitotsubashit University was ranked 43th with 3 CEOs. Tokyo Institute of Technology was ranked 52nd, Osaka University 74th, and Hosei 100th, each represented by 2 CEOs.
Two Swiss Universities are present on the list; ETH Zürich with 3 CEOs on rank number 41 and University of St. Gallen with 2 CEOs on rank number 56.
The information is provided by the Global Executive 2013 from the THE.