Theo Epstein, Chicago Cubs president of baseball operations, has been named #1 on Fortune’s new list of the World’s 50 Greatest Leaders for 2017. Rounding out the top five after Epstein are Alibaba Group Executive Chairman Jack Ma, Pope Francis, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation cochair Melinda Gates and Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos.
The list features leaders from politics and religion to corporate CEOs and heads of civil society organizations.
Fortune magazine is best known for publishing the annual Fortune 500 list, which ranks the largest US companies on the basis of gross revenues.
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