No 1: Warren Buffet
Billionaire investor Warren Buffett is the wealthiest CEO for the second year in a row, with stake worth $35.9 bn in investment management firm Berkshire Hathaway.
No 2: Larry Ellison
Business software major Oracle CEO Larry Ellison ranks second ($19.7 billion) in the list.
No 3: Mukesh Ambani
Chairman and managing director of Reliance Industries is up by three places at No 3 with $16.8 billion.
No 4: Lakshmi Niwas Mittal
Chairman and chief executive of ArcelorMittal slipped two places in the list this year to No 4.
No 5: Bernard Arnault
LVMH chairman and CEO Bernard Arnault ranked fifth, with his stake in world's largest luxury goods firm valued at $12.2 billion.
No 6: Anil Ambani
Chairman of Reliance ADA, Anil Ambani’s stake in his various firms is worth around $9 billion. Telecom firm Reliance Communications, his biggest holding, has lost 78% of its value since the beginning of 2008.
No 7: Abdul Aziz Al Ghurair
Tied at seventh place are UAE's Mashreq Bank CEO Abdul Aziz Al Ghurair and Microsoft chief executive Steve Ballmer ($7 billion each).
No 7: Steve Ballmer
Microsoft chief executive Steve Ballmer ($7 billion) shares spot 7.
No 9: Sunil Bharti Mittal
Bharti Airtel CMD's $6.9-billion stake in the telecom firm joins the list at ninth position.
No 10: Tadashi Yanal
Japanese retailer Tadashi Yanai, who runs discount retail firm Fast Retailing, ranked tenth with a stake worth $6 billion.
(Data:from economic times)