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9 CEOs with the worst reputations

June 02, 2014 13:48 IST
Chairman and CEO of Xerox Ursula Burns speaks onstage at an event.

They may not have great reputation among their employees, but these CEOs cannot be called as unsuccessful. Many of them have delivered good performance in their career.

Based on the employees’ review on Glassdoor, the news website 24/7 Wall St. rated CEOs and came up with a list of nine that got the least positive endorsements.

The website also looked in factors that can hurt a CEO’s reputation; and some of those include ‘propensity for humiliating the company in public, poor stewardship of the company and a compensation package that employees perceive to be excessive’.

Let’s take a look at the CEOs that have the worst reputation.

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Paul Raines

Ranks: 9

Company: GameStop

CEO rating: 40 per cent

Company rating: 2.7

Years as CEO: 4

No. of employees: 17,000

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Jeffrey Yabuki.

Jeffrey Yabuki

Ranks: 8

Company: Fiserv

CEO rating: 39 per cent

Company rating: 2.5

Years as CEO: 9

No. of employees: 21,000

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Bill Nuti

Ranks: 7

Company: NCR

CEO rating: 39 per cent

Company rating: 2.5

Years as CEO: 9

No. of employees: 29,300

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Mike Jeffries

Ranks: 6

Company: Abercrombie & Fitch

CEO rating: 31 per cent

Company rating: 2.8

Years as CEO: 22

No. of employees: 9,000

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Ursula M. Burns.

Ursula M. Burns

Ranks: 5

Company: Xerox

CEO rating: 30 per cent

Company rating: 2.74

Years as CEO: 5

No. of employees: 140,000

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George Paz.

George Paz

Ranks: 4

Company: Express Scripts

CEO rating: 29 per cent

Company rating: 2.2

Years as CEO: 9

No. of employees: 30,000

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Do Won Chang

Ranks: 3

Company: Forever 21

CEO rating: 26 per cent

Company rating: 2.4

Years as CEO: 30

No. of employees: 30,000

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Bill Dillard II

Ranks: 2

Company: Dillard’s

CEO rating: 24 per cent

Company rating: 2.4

Years as CEO: 16

No. of employees: 38,900

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Edward S. Lampert

Ranks: 1

Company: Sears Holdings (Sears/Kmart)

CEO rating: 20 per cent

Company rating: 2.5

Years as CEO: 1

No. of employees: 226,000