Richest Companies in The World 2016

walmart - richest companies

The contemporary global business culture is growing at an unprecedented rate, and many companies and organizations have built up impressive reputations as powerful financial forces in the modern international market. Let’s take a look at the richest companies in the world by annual revenue in 2016.

walmart - richest companies

WALMART
First on our list of richest companies in the world is Wal-Mart stores, Inc. Also known as Walmart, it is a retail chain store in United States. It was founded in 1962 by Sam Walton as a single department store in Arkansas, but the company now has over 8,500 stores across 15 countries. Revenue of Walmart stores is over $482.65 Billion, making it among the top ranks of our list of richest companies in the world. Its CEO is C. Douglas Mcmillon.

state Grid - richest companiesSTATE GRID
The world’s biggest power company is second on our list of richest companies in the world. With an annual revenue of $330 billion, it is state-owned and is responsible for China’s national power grid.

cnpc - richest companiesCHINA NATIONAL PETROLEUM
An annual revenue of $299 billion puts this Chinese state-owned global oil giant on our list of richest companies in the world. It owns publicly listed PetroChina and has operations across the Middle East and Russia.

sinopec - richest companiesSINOPEC
Next on our list of richest companies in the world Sinopec, another petrochemical giant, based in Beijing, China. It is the topmost petroleum company in China. Its CEO is Su Shulin, Chairman is Fu Chengyu and Vice President is Wang Tianpu. Sinopec has annual revenue of $290.5 Billion, making it among our list of richest companies in the world.

shell - richest companiesROYAL DUTCH SHELL
Fifth on our list of richest companies in the world is the Royal Dutch Shell. Commonly known as Shell, it is an Anglo–Dutch multinational oil and gas company incorporated in the United Kingdom and headquartered in The Hague, South Holland. Its annual revenue is $292 Billion, earning it the topmost position on our list of richest companies in the world. The current CEO of the company is Ben van Beurden and it was founded in 1907.

ExxonMobil - richest companiesEXXON MOBIL
Sixth on our list of richest companies in the world is Exxon Mobil, an American multinational oil and gas corporation with Headquarters in Irving, Texas, United States. Exxon Mobil is a descendant from John D. Rockefeller’s Standard Oil Company and was established on 30th November 1999 by the merger of gas station company Exxon and oil company Mobil. The Chairman and CEO of the company is Rex Tillerson. The company produces fuels, lubricants and petrochemicals, with an annual revenue of over $246.96 billion, making it among the top ranks on our list of richest companies in the world.

volkswagen - richest companiesVOLKSWAGEN
With an annual revenue of $237 billion, Volkswagen – shortened to VW is next on our list of richest companies in the world. The German automaker was founded in 4 January 1937 by the German Labour Front, headquartered in Wolfsburg, Germany. It is the flagship marque of the Volkswagen Group and is the largest automaker worldwide currently.

toyota - richest companiesTOYOTA MOTOR CORPORATION
Next on our list of richest companies in the world is Toyota, the biggest multinational automaker company by sales as well as production. Toyota Motor corporation group also includes companies like Lexus, Daihatsu and Hino Motors. It was founded on 28th August 1937 by Kiichiro Toyoda. The CEO of the company is Akio Toyoda and it generates revenue of $237 billion making it on our list of richest companies in the world.

apple - richest companiesAPPLE
Next on our list of richest companies in the world is Apple Inc., an American multinational corporation headquartered in Cupertino, California. Apple designs, develops, and sells consumer electronics, computer software and personal computers. It was founded in April 1, 1976, by Steve Jobs, Ronald Wayne, and Steve Wozniak. Its current CEO is Timothy D. Cook and it’s revenue is $233.7 Billion, making it among our list of richest companies in the world

british petroleum - richest companiesBRITISH PETROLEUM
Last on our list of richest companies in the world is British Petroleum, a British multinational oil and gas company headquartered in London, England, United Kingdom. Like Shell, it is also active in all the fields of the Oil and Gas industry. And also has major renewable energy activities including hydrogen, bio fuels, solar and wind power etc. British Petroleum has an annual revenue of $225.98 Billion, making it one of the top richest companies in the world. Its CEO is Bob Dudley.

 

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