The Power List 2015
Chief Executive Officer, Novartis
Revenue: $57.9 billion (2014)
Employees: circa 135,000
Joseph joined Novartis in April 2007 as Division Head, Novartis Consumer Health. Previously, he served as president and CEO of the North America business for the H.J. Heinz Co. and as president and CEO of Heinz in Europe from 2002 to 2006. Prior to joining Novartis, he was a nonexecutive director of AstraZeneca plc, from 2002 to 2007.