Time Warner

Time Warner Inc. is one of the world’s largest mass media corporations with headquarters in the Time Warner Center in New York City. TimeWarner has major operations in film, television and publishing. Among its subsidiaries are New Line Cinema, Time Inc., HBO, Turner Broadcasting System, The CW Television Network, TheWB.com, Warner Bros., Kids’ WB, Cartoon Network, Boomerang, Adult Swim, CNN, DC Comics, Warner Bros. Animation, Cartoon Network Studios and Castle Rock Entertainment. TimeWarner is the world’s second largest media and entertainment conglomerate in terms of revenue, as well as the world’s largest media conglomerate.


Teachers Insurance and Annuity Association – College Retirement Equities Fund (TIAA–CREF), headquartered in New York City in the U.S.A. is an organization that is the leading retirement provider for people who work in the academic, research, medical and cultural fields. TIAA–CREF serves 3.7 million active and retired employees participating at more than 15,000 institutions.


ThyssenKrupp AG is a German multinational conglomerate corporation headquartered in Essen, Germany. The corporation consists of 670 companies worldwide. While ThyssenKrupp is one of the world’s largest steel producers, the company also provides components and systems for the automotive industry, elevators, escalators, material trading and industrial services. ThyssenKrupp is structured into eight business areas that fall under two major divisions, Materials and Technologies. The Materials division concentrates on carbon steel, stainless steel,and material services while the Technology Division concentrates on elevator, plant and components technology, and marine systems. The company counts 180,000 people (2011).


Tesoro Corporation is a company headquartered in San Antonio, Texas, employing approximately 5,600 people. Tesoro is an independent refiner and marketer of petroleum products, operating seven refineries in the Western United States with a combined rated crude oil capacity of approximately 664,000 barrels (105,600 m3) per day. Tesoro’s retail-marketing system includes over 870 branded retail gas stations, of which more than 380 are company-operated under the Tesoro, Shell, Mirastar, and USA Gasoline brands.


Tesco plc is a British multinational grocery and general merchandise retailer headquartered in Cheshunt, United Kingdom. It is the third-largest retailer in the world measured by revenues and the second-largest measured by profits . It has stores in 14 countries across Asia, Europe and North America and is the grocery market leader in the UK , Malaysia, the Republic of Ireland and Thailand. Originally a UK-focused grocery retailer, since the early 1990s Tesco has increasingly diversified geographically and into areas such as the retailing of books, clothing, electronics, furniture, petrol and software; financial services; telecoms and internet services; DVD rental; and music downloads. Tesco employs 472,000 people (2010).


Telstra Corporation Limited with headquarters in Melbourne known as Telstra is an Australian telecommunications and media company, building and operating telecommunications networks and marketing voice, mobile, internet access and pay television products and services. The company counts 36,000 people (2011).


Telefónica, S.A. headquartered in Madrid is a Spanish broadband and telecommunications provider in Europe, United States, and Latin America. Operating globally, it is the third largest provider in the world. Subsidiaries are Telefónica Europe, Telefónica de España, Telefónica Móviles, Telefônica Brasil, Terra Networks, Vivo S.A. The company counts 269,000 people.

Telecom Italia

Telecom Italia with headquarters in Rome is the largest Italian telecommunications company, also active in the media and manufacturing industries. The company operates landline telephone services in Italy, GSM mobile phone services in Italy and Brazil through its TIM subsidiary, and DSL internet and telephony services under the brand Alice in Italy and San Marino. It also owns a stake in Telecom Argentina. Telecom Italia also controls one of the main Italian television companies, Telecom Italia Media, and owns Olivetti, the manufacturer of computer peripherals and other hardware. The company employs 84,000 people (2010).

Tech Data

Headquartered in Clearwater, Florida, USA, Tech Data is one of the world’s largest wholesale IT distributors. The company sells IT products to more than 125,000 technology resellers in over 100 countries. Resellers have access to a vast array of technology products, including networking devices, server and storage hardware, notebooks and desktop computers, printers and scanners, HD TVs, cameras, peripheral products and accessories, power devices, as well as operating systems and security, business intelligence and other office productivity software applications. These products are offered in conjunction with a comprehensive range of services, including financing, technical training and marketing support, and scores of business development programs and productivity-enhancing e-business tools to help resellers operate their businesses more efficiently.

Tata Steel

Tata Steel Limited is a multinational steel company headquartered in Mumbai, India and subsidiary of Tata Group. It is the tenth-largest steel producing company in the world, with an annual crude steel capacity of 23.5 million tonnes, and the largest private-sector steel company in India measured by domestic production. Tata Steel is also India’s second largest and second-most profitable private-sector company. The company employs about 80,000 people. With the acquisition of UK-based steel maker Corus in 2007, the Tata Group became the world’s fifth largest steel maker.

Tata Motors

Tata Motors Limited is an Indian multinational automotive corporation headquartered in Mumbai, India. It is the eighteenth largest motor vehicle manufacturing company in the world by volume. Its products include passenger cars, trucks, vans and coaches. Tata Motors is South Asia’s largest automobile company; it is the leader in commercial vehicles and among the top three in passenger vehicles. Worldwide it is the world’s fourth-largest truck manufacturer and second-largest bus manufacturer. It has auto manufacturing and assembly plants in Jamshedpur, Pantnagar, Lucknow, Sanand, Dharwad and Pune, India, as well as in Argentina, South Africa, Thailand and the United Kingdom. The company counts 53,000 employees (2011)


Target Corporation, doing business as Target, is an American retailing company headquartered in Minneapolis, Minnesota. It is the second-largest discount retailer in the United States with 1,767 locations. On January 13, 2011, Target announced its expansion into Canada. Target will operate 100 to 150 stores in Canada by 2013, through its purchase of leaseholds from the Canadian chain Zellers. The company employs 355,000 people.

T&D Holdings

T&D Holdings, Inc. is a Japan-based holding company mainly engaged in the life insurance business. Through its subsidiaries and associated companies, the Company is engaged in three business segments. The Insurance and Related segment provides life insurance, small-amount short-term insurance and insurance agency services. The Asset Operation and Related segment is engaged in the investment operation, investment consultation, investment advisory, lease, fund operation and management, credit guarantee businesses and investment in private funds, among others. The General Affairs, Business Agency and Related segment provides services, including the production, organization, keeping, dispatching and distribution of documents, computer processing services and cash collection services, among others. As of March 31, 2011, the Company had 16 subsidiaries and two associated companies


RWE AG is a German electric utilities company based in Essen, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. Through its various subsidiaries, the energy company contributes electricity and gas to more than 20 million electricity customers and 10 million gas customers, principally in Europe. RWE is the second largest electricity producer in Germany. Subsidiary RWE Dea produces some of the oil and gas its parent sells (annual production is around 2 million m3 of crude oil (about 365,000 boe) and 3 billion m3 of natural gas (about 18 million boe, 49,300 boe a day). RWE AG is the largest German investor in Egypt (RWE Dea and RWE Power to do business in Egypt). Also RWE has begun building more wind farms, a renewable energy business. RWE employs approximately 71,000 people.

Royal Philips Electronics

Koninklijke Philips Electronics N.V. (Royal Philips Electronics, commonly known as Philips) is a Dutch multinational electronics company headquartered in Amsterdam. Philips is one of the largest electronics companies in the world. It employs around 114,500 people across more than 60 countries. Philips is organized into three main divisions: Philips Consumer Lifestyle (formerly Philips Consumer Electronics and Philips Domestic Appliances and Personal Care), Philips Healthcare (formerly Philips Medical Systems) and Philips Lighting. As of 2012 Philips is the largest manufacturer of lighting in the world.

Royal Dutch Shell

Royal Dutch Shell plc, commonly known as Shell, is a global oil and gas company headquartered in The Hague, Netherlands and with its registered office in London, United Kingdom. It is the fifth-largest company in the world (and the second-largest energy company) and one of the six oil and gas “supermajors”. It is vertically integrated and is active in every area of the oil and gas industry, including exploration and production, refining, distribution and marketing, petrochemicals, power generation and trading. It also has major renewable energy activities, including in biofuels, hydrogen, solar and wind power. Shell has operations in over 90 countries, produces around 3.1 million barrels of oil equivalent per day and has 44,000 service stations worldwide. Shell Oil Company, its subsidiary in the United States, is one of its largest businesses. Shell employs 90,000 people (2011) worldwide.

Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS)

The Royal Bank of Scotland Group plc (RBS) is a holding company of a global banking and financial services group. The Company operates in the United Kingdom, the United States and internationally through its two principal subsidiaries: The Royal Bank of Scotland plc (the Royal Bank) and National Westminster Bank Plc (NatWest). Both the Royal Bank and NatWest are clearing banks. In the United States, the Company’s subsidiary Citizens Financial Group, Inc. (Citizens) is a commercial banking organization. The Company’s business segment include UK Retail, UK Corporate, Wealth, Global Transaction Services, Ulster Bank, US Retail & Commercial, Global Banking & Markets (GBM), RBS Insurance, Central items, Non-Core Division and Business Services. The RBS Group employs 141,000 people worldwide.

Royal Bank of Canada (RBC)

The Royal Bank of Canada or RBC Financial Group is the largest financial institution in Canada, as measured by deposits, revenues, and market capitalization. The bank serves seventeen million clients and has 80,100 employees worldwide with operations in Canada, the United States and 51 other countries. The company corporate headquarters are located in Toronto, Ontario. In Canada, RBC serves approximately ten million clients through its network of 1,209 branches. RBC Bank is the U.S. retail banking subsidiary with 439 branches across six states in the Southeast, which serve more than a million customers. RBC also has 127 branches across seventeen countries in the Caribbean, which serve more than 1.6 million clients. RBC Capital Markets is RBC’s worldwide investment and corporate banking subsidiary, while the investment brokerage firm is known as RBC Dominion Securities. Investment banking services are also provided through RBC Bank and the focus is on middle market clients.

Royal Ahold

Royal Ahold NV with headquarters in Amsterdam is a Netherlands-based retail group. Through its subsidiaries the Company operates supermarkets, wine and liquor stores, convenience stores, online daily needs ordering and delivery platforms, drugstores and pharmacies. It operates two continental business platforms, Ahold Europe and Ahold USA. Ahold Europe comprises Albert Hein in the Netherlands and Belgium; Etos, Gall & Gall, and albertn.nl in the Netherlands; and Albert / Hypernova in the Czech Republic and Slovakia. Ahold USA is organized into four retail divisions: Giant Carlisle, Giant Lanover, Stop & Shop New England, and Stop & Shop New York Metro. The Peapod online business is also part of Ahold USA.

Rosneft Oil

Rosneft with headquarters in Moscow is an integrated oil company majority owned by the Government of Russia. Rosneft became Russia’s leading extraction and refinement company after purchasing assets of former oil giant Yukos at state-run auctions. Rosneft conducts oil and gas exploration and production activities on Sakhalin island, Siberia, Timan-Pechora field and southern Russia, including Chechnya. It owns and operates two refineries. The refinery in Tuapse, on the Black Sea, focuses on refining high-gravity oil from western Siberia. Another plant in Komsomolsk-on-Amur is the easternmost refinery in Russia. The Komsomolsk Refinery benefits from its technological integration with Nakhodkanefteprodukt, while the Tuapse Refinery is noted for its favorable location on the Black Sea coast and is part of an integrated complex with Tuapsenefteprodukt. Rosneft operates shipping, pipeline and marketing companies. Rosneft employs 106,000 people.

Robert Bosch

Robert Bosch GmbH (commonly known as Bosch) is a German multinational engineering and electronics company headquartered in Gerlingen, near Stuttgart. It is the world’s largest supplier of automotive components. Bosch’s core products are automotive components (including brakes, controls, electrical drives, electronics, fuel systems, generators, starter motors and steering systems), industrial products (including drives and controls, packaging technology and solar panels) and consumer goods and building products (including household appliances, power tools, security systems and thermotechnology). Bosch has more than 350 subsidiaries across over 60 countries and its products are sold in around 150 countries. Bosch employs around 303,000 people throughout the world (Germany (112,300 employees). In North America, Bosch employs about 24,750 people in 80 locations. There are other wholly owned Bosch subsidiaries in: India, Brazil, China, France, Czech Republic, Japan, Spain, Turkey, Hungary, Italy, United Kingdom, Portugal, Romania, Netherlands, Switzerland, Australia, Malaysia, Austria, Belgium, South Korea, Russia, Poland, Sweden, South Africa, Tunisia and other countries. Bosch employs over 281,717 people in more than 50 countries, supplying a complex distribution network of new products and parts.

Rio Tinto Group

Rio Tinto Group is a British-Australian multinational metals and mining corporation with headquarters in London, United Kingdom and a management office in Melbourne, Australia. The company has grown through a long series of mergers and acquisitions to place itself among the world leaders in the production of many commodities, including aluminum, iron ore, copper, uranium, coal, and diamonds. Although primarily focused on extraction of minerals, Rio Tinto also has significant operations in refining, particularly for refining bauxite and iron ore. The company has operations on six continents but is mainly concentrated in Australia and Canada, and owns gross assets valued at $81 billion through a complex web of wholly and partly owned subsidiaries. As of March 2009, Rio Tinto is the fourth-largest publicly listed mining company in the world with a market capitalization of approximately $134 billion. Rio Tinto Group counts 67,930 people in 2011.


Ricoh Company, Ltd. or Ricoh, is a Japanese company headquartered in Tokyo. Ricoh produces electronic products, primarily cameras and office equipment such as printers, photocopiers, fax machines, and offers Software as a Service (SaaS) document management solutions such as DocumentMall. In the late 1990s through early 2000s, the company grew to become the largest copier manufacturer in the world. During this time, Ricoh acquired Savin, Gestetner, Lanier, Rex-Rotary, Monroe, Nashuatec, and most recently IKON. Although the Monroe brand was discontinued, products continue to be marketed worldwide under the remaining brand names.

Research In Motion

Research In Motion Limited or RIM is a Canadian multinational telecommunications company headquartered in Waterloo, Ontario, Canada, that designs, manufactures and markets wireless solutions for the worldwide mobile and telecommunications market. RIM provides platforms and solutions for access to information, including e-mail, voice, instant messaging, short message service (SMS), Internet and intranet-based applications and browsing. RIM’s portfolio includes the BlackBerry wireless solution, the RIM Wireless Handheld product line, software development tools and other software and hardware.

Repsol YPF

Repsol YPF, S.A. is an integrated Spanish oil and gas company with operations in 29 countries. The bulk of its assets are located in Spain and Argentina. It is now the 15th largest petroleum refining company employing over 40,000 people worldwide.


Renault S.A. is a French automaker producing cars, vans, and in the past, autorail vehicles, trucks, tractors, vans, tanks, and also buses/coaches. Its alliance with Nissan makes it fourth-largest automotive group. Together Renault and Nissan are leading electric car development among major car companies. Headquartered in Boulogne-Billancourt, Renault owns the Romanian automaker Automobile Dacia and the Korean automaker Renault Samsung Motors. Renault also owns subsidiaries RCI Banque (providing automotive financing) and Motrio (automotive parts). Renault has a presence in 118 countries and employs 128, 322 people as of December 31, 2011.

Reliance Industries

Reliance Industries Limited is an Indian conglomerate company headquartered in Mumbai, Maharashtra, India. The company operates through three business segments: petrochemicals, refining, and oil and gas, other segment of the company includes textile, retail business, special economic zone (SEZ) development and telecom/broadband business. RIL is the second-largest public corporation in India when ranked by revenue.


Raytheon Company is a major American defense contractor and industrial corporation headquartered in Waltham, Massachusetts, USA with core manufacturing concentrations in weapons and military and commercial electronics. Raytheon is the world’s largest producer of guided missiles. The company has around 72,000 employees worldwide and annual revenues of approximately US$25 billion. It is the fifth-largest military contractor in the world, and is the fourth largest defense contractor in the United States by revenue. Raytheon is composed of six major business divisions: Integrated Defense Systems, Intelligence and Information Systems, Missile Systems, Network Centric Systems, Raytheon Technical Services Company LLC, Space and Airborne Systems, and Raytheon Business Exports Federation. Raytheon’s businesses are supported by several dedicated international operations including: Raytheon Australia ; Raytheon Canada Limited; operations in Japan; Raytheon Microelectronics in Spain; Raytheon UK (formerly Raytheon Systems Limited); and ThalesRaytheonSystems, France. In recent years, Raytheon has expanded into other fields while redefining some of its core business activities including: Homeland Security, Missile Defense, Precision Engagement, Intelligence, Surveillance, Reconnaissance, and Process Improvement. In addition to its US domestic facilities, Raytheon has offices in countries worldwide.

Quanta Computer

Quanta Computer Incorporated is a Taiwan-based manufacturer of notebook computers and other electronic hardware. It is the largest manufacturer of notebook computers in the world. Its customers include Apple Inc., Compaq, Dell, Gateway, Hewlett-Packard, Alienware, Amazon.com, Casper, Cisco, Fujitsu, Gericom, Lenovo, LG, Maxdata, MPC, Research In Motion, Sharp Corporation, Siemens AG, Sony, Sun Microsystems, and Toshiba. With leading technology and strong R&D, Quanta has become a leader in hi-tech markets. Besides continuous high growth, high quality, and high value creation in notebook computers, Quanta has extended its businesses into enterprise network systems, home entertainment, mobile communication, automotive electronics, and digital home markets. It is estimated that Quanta has a 30% worldwide market share of notebook computers.

Publix Super Markets

Publix Super Markets, Inc. (commonly known as Publix) is an American supermarket chain based in Lakeland, Florida. Publix stands as one of the largest US regional grocery chain and is the fourteenth-largest US retailer. Publix has operations in Alabama, Florida, Georgia, South Carolina and Tennessee. It employs over 140,000 people at its 1,086 retail locations, cooking schools, corporate offices, eight grocery distribution centers, and nine Publix brand manufacturing facilities. The manufacturing facilities produce its dairy, deli, bakery, and other food products.


PTT Public Company Limited is a Thai state-owned oil and gas company. Formerly known as the Petroleum Authority of Thailand, it owns extensive submarine gas pipelines in the Gulf of Thailand, a network of LPG terminals throughout the Kingdom, and is involved in electricity generation, petrochemical products, oil and gas exploration and production, and gasoline retailing businesses. Affiliated companies include PTT Exploration and Production, PTT Global Chemical and PTT Green Energy. PTT is one of the largest corporations in the country.

Prudential Financial

Prudential Financial, Inc. also known by its primary subsidiary The Prudential Insurance Company of America, is a company whose subsidiaries provide insurance, investment management, and other financial products and services to both retail and institutional customers throughout the United States and in over 30 other countries. Principal products and services provided include life insurance, annuities, mutual funds, pension- and retirement-related investments, administration and asset management, securities brokerage services, and commercial and residential real estate in many states of the U.S. It provides these products and services to individual and institutional customers through distribution networks in the financial services industry. Prudential has operations in the United States, Asia, Europe and Latin America and has organized its principal operations into the Financial Services Businesses and the Closed Block Business. Prudential is composed of hundreds of subsidiaries and holds more than $2 trillion of life insurance.


Prudential plc is a multinational life insurance and financial services company headquartered in London, United Kingdom. Prudential’s largest division is Prudential Corporation Asia, which has over 15 million customers across 12 Asian markets and is a top-three provider of life insurance in Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore, the Philippines and Vietnam. Its Prudential UK division has around 7 million customers and is a leading provider of life insurance and pensions in the UK. Prudential also owns Jackson National Life Insurance Company, which is one of the largest life insurance providers in the United States, and M&G Investments, a Europe-focused fund manager with total assets under management of £201.3 billion at 31 December 2011.

Procter & Gamble

Procter & Gamble is an American multinational corporation headquartered in Cincinnati, Ohio and manufactures a wide range of consumer goods. The company’s operations are categorized into two “Global Business Units” with each Global Business Unit divided into “Business Segments” : Beauty, Grooming, Health Care, Snacks & Pet Care, Fabric Care & Home Care, Baby Care & Family Home Care. Manufacturing operations are based in the following regions: United States, Canada, Mexico, Latin America, Europe, China (31 wholly-owned factories) and other parts of Asia, Africa, Australia.

Premafin Finanziara

Premafin Finanziaria SpA, through its subsidiary, engages in the insurance business in Italy and internationally. Its products include: car insurance, such as civil liability and auto; non-life insurance, which comprise liability, injury, illness, transportation, and individual risks; and life insurance and financial products, such as pension funds and asset management. The company also undertakes promotion and development of real estate. Premafin Finanziaria SpA is headquartered in Rome, Italy.


PPR (previously known as Pinault-Printemps-Redoute is a French multinational holding company which develops a worldwide brand portfolio distributed in 120 countries. PPR is made up of four operational branches: Luxury, Sport & Lifestyle, Fnac and Redcats. In 2012, the segments of the Group are: The Luxury division comprising brands which design, make and sell luxury products, especially in the leather-good, shoe, ready-to-wear, watches and jewellery sectors; The ‘Sport & Lifestyle’ division shoes, apparel, golf equipment; Redcats, an American and European group of brands specialized in home shopping on the Internet and Fnac a leader in retailing, specialized in cultural goods (music, literature, cinema and video games), and electronics (Hi-Fi, computers, television) in France and in six countries including Belgium, Spain, Portugal, Brazil, Switzerland.

Power Corp. of Canada

Power Corporation of Canada is a Canadian diversified international management and holding company with interests in companies in the financial services, communications, media, pulp and paper and other business sectors in North America and Europe. As of December 31, 2010, the Company held a 66.1% interest in Power Financial Corporation (Power Financial). Power Financial holds substantial interests in the financial services industry through its controlling interests in Great-West Lifeco Inc. (Lifeco) and IGM Financial Inc. (IGM). Power Financial also holds, together with the Frere group of Belgium, an interest in Pargesa Holding SA. Its wholly owned subsidiary, Victoria Square Ventures Inc. (VSV), held approximately a 20.6% interest in Bellus Health Inc. as of December 31, 2010. Its wholly owned subsidiary, Square Victoria Communications Group Inc., participates in numerous sectors of the communications and media industry, principally through its subsidiaries, Gesca ltee and Square Victoria Digital Properties Inc.

Poste Italiane

Poste italiane S.p.A. is the government-owned postal service of Italy, headquartered in Rome. Besides providing core postal services, Poste Italiane Group offers integrated products, as well as postal savings, communication, logistics and financial services in Italy. The group offers a wide range of postal products, from express mail services to a broad selection of financial products. Poste italiane Group subsidiaries includes: SDA Group which provides express mail and logistics; Postecom managing Internet services; BancoPosta Fondi offering life insurance and investment solution and Postel, offering hybrid electronic mail and document processing.


Posco is a multinational steel-making company headquartered in Pohang, South Korea. It had an output of 35.4 million tonnes of crude steel in 2010, making it the world’s fifth-largest steelmaker by this measure. Posco currently operates two integrated steel mills in South Korea, in Pohang and Gwangyang. In addition, Posco operates a joint venture with U.S. Steel, USS-POSCO, which is located in Pittsburg, California.

Plains All American Pipeline

Plains All American Pipeline headquartered in Houston, Texas is a company engaged in the oil pipeline transportation, marketing, and storage business in the United States, LPG business in Canada, and Natural Gas Storage business in Michigan and Louisiana. It owns about 37 million barrels (5,900,000 m³) of terminal and storage capacity and 15,000 miles (25,000 km) of crude oil pipelines.


PKN Orlen is a major European oil refiner, and petrol retailer. The company is Poland’s and Central Europe’s largest publicly traded firm with major operations in Poland, Czech Republic, Germany, and the Baltic States. Today, Orlen is the largest fuel retailer in Poland with over 2000 locations. The Group employs over 24,000 people in 4 countries.

Ping An Insurance

Ping An, full name Ping An Insurance (Group) Company of China, Ltd. is a holding company whose subsidiaries mainly deal with insurance and financial services. The company has its headquarters in Shenzhen. Ping An Insurance group is the holding company of Ping An Life Insurance Company of China, Ltd. and Ping An Property & Casualty Insurance Company of China, Ltd. It also controls China Ping An Insurance Overseas (Holdings) Limited and Ping An Trust & Investment Co., Ltd. Ping An Insurance Overseas, located in Hong Kong, is a second holding company for subsidiary companies located outside of China.

Phoenix Pharmahandel

Phoenix Pharmahandel Aktiengesellschaft & Co KG (Phenix Group), based in Mannheim, is the largest pharmaceutical wholesaler in Germany, and the second largest in Europe with about 20 distribution centers across the country delivering drugs to some 12,000 independent pharmacies. Phoenix Documentation is an Internet-based archive offering detailed information on drugs, their components, indications, and effects. Phoenix Group itself is majority-owned by pharmaceutical conglomerate Merckle Group.

Philip Morris International (PMI)

Philip Morris International is an international cigarette and tobacco company, with products sold in over 160 countries with 15.6% of the international cigarette market outside the United States. The company is headquartered in New York City, but operates through its operational headquarters in Switzerland. With its Operations Center based in Lausanne, Switzerland, it owns 7 of the top 15 tobacco brands in the world and has a mix of international and local products, which are produced in more than 50 factories around the world. PMI employs 75,600 people worldwide.


Pfizer, Inc. is an American global biopharmaceutical corporation headquartered in New York City. The Company manages its operations through five segments: Primary Care; Specialty Care and Oncology; Established Products and Emerging Markets; Animal Health and Consumer Healthcare, and Nutrition. The Company’s diversified global healthcare portfolio includes human and animal biologic and small molecule medicines and vaccines, as well as nutritional products and consumer healthcare products. The Company’s Animal Health business unit discovers, develops and sells products for the prevention and treatment of diseases in livestock and companion animals. Subsidiaries include Agouron Pharmaceuticals, G. D. Searle & Company, Greenstone, Parke-Davis, Pharmacia, Upjohn, Warner Lambert, Wyeth. Pfizer International is present in Argentina, Asia Pacific, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, China, Colombia, Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hong Kong, Hungary, India, Indonesia, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Japan, Korea, Malaysia, Mexico, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Pakistan, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Senegal, Singapore, Slovakia, South Africa, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, Thailand, Turkey, United Kingdom, United States, Venezuela.

Peugeot Citroën

PSA Peugeot Citroën (officially Peugeot S.A., informally PSA) is a French multinational manufacturer of automobiles and motorcycles sold under the Peugeot and Citroën marques. Headquartered in Paris, PSA is the second-largest Europe-based automaker and the eighth-largest in the world measured by 2010 unit production. The Peugeot and Citroën brands retain separate sales and marketing structures, but share common technology, development and assembling assets. PSA is actively committed to develop its market presence and sales in many fast growing developing countries and regions of the world. This has led to huge investments and partnerships in South America, Iran (Iran Khodro) and China (Dongfeng Peugeot-Citroën Automobile). It announced plans to invest € 650 million in a manufacturing plant in Sanand, India.

Petroplus Holdings

Based in Switzerland Petroplus produces a variety of finished products including diesel, heating oil, gasoline, aviation fuels, light and heavy fuel oils, gasoline components and other petroleum products. The refined products are sold on an unbranded basis to distributors and end customers, primarily in the United Kingdom, France, Switzerland, Germany and the Benelux countries, as well as on the global spot market. Petroplus owns 4 refineries in Europe (Belgium, France, Germany, Switzerland and the UK).


Petronas is a Malaysian oil and gas company. Wholly owned by the Government of Malaysia, the corporation is vested with the entire oil and gas resources in Malaysia and is entrusted with the responsibility of developing and adding value to these resources. Since its incorporation, Petronas has grown to be an integrated international oil and gas company with business interests in 35 countries. The Petronas Group is comprised of 103 wholly owned subsidiaries, 19 partly owned outfits and 57 associated companies. The Petronas Group is engaged in a wide spectrum of petroleum activities, including upstream exploration and production of oil and gas to downstream oil refining; marketing and distribution of petroleum products; trading; gas processing and liquefaction; gas transmission pipeline network operations; marketing of liquefied natural gas; petrochemical manufacturing and marketing; shipping; automotive engineering; and property investment.