In the past century Business growth and career advancements have happened rapidly throughout the global. And very few companies have sustained from a time even before that. It is important to know the founders and headquarters of these renowned organistations for Financial/General Awareness of various Government and Banking Examinations. Here is a list covering companies both in India and across rest of the globe.

international companies

S.NoCompany Founder Headquarter
1Abbott Laboratories Dr. Wallace Calvin AbbottChicago,USA
2AdidasAdolf “Adi” DasslerHerzogenaurach, Germany
3AmazonJeff BezosWashington, USA
4American ExpressHenry WellsNew York, USA
5Apple Inc. Steve Jobs, Steve Wozniak & Ronald WayneCalifornia, USA
6Avon ProductsDavid H. McConnellNew York, USA
7BMW (Bayerische Motoren Werke or Bavarian Motor Works)Franz Josef PoppGermany
8CanonTakeshi Mitarai, Goro Yoshida, Saburo Uchida & Takeo MaedaTokyo, Japan
9CarlsbergJ.C.JacobsenCopenhagen, Denmark
10Cisco Systems, Inc. Len Bosack, Sandy Lerner & Richard Troiano California, USA
11Colgate-Palmolive William ColgateNew York, USA
12Comcast Ralph J. Roberts, Daniel Aaron and Julian A. BrodskyPennsylvania, USA
13Dell Michael Dell Texas, USA
14Deutsche BankAdelbert DelbrückFrankfurt, Germany
15eBay Inc. Pierre Morad OmidyarCalifornia, USA
16EricssonLars Magnus EricssonStockholm, Sweden
17FacebookMark Elliot Zuckerberg, Dustin Moskovitz, Eduardo Saverin & Chris HughesCalifornia, USA
18FedEx Frederick W. SmithTennessee, USA
19Ford Motor CompanyHenry FordDearborn, Michigan, USA
20General ElectricCharles Coffin, Edwin Houston, Elihu Thomson & Thomas EdisonBoston, USA
21Google Inc.Sergey Brin & Larry Page California, USA
22HP (Hewlett-Packard) Company Bill Hewlett & David PackardPalo Alto, California, USA
23HSBC (Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation) Sir Thomas SutherlandLondon, United Kingdom
24Hyundai Motor CompanyChung Ju-yungSeoul, South Korea
25IBM (International Business Machines)Thomas J. Watson New York, USA
26Intel CorporationGordon Moore & Robert NoyceCalifornia, USA
27Johnson & Johnson Robert Wood Johnson I, James Wood Johnson, and Edward Mead JohnsonNew Jersey, USA
28LG CorpKoo In-HwoiSeoul, South Korea
29L’Oréal Eugène SchuellerClichy, France
30McDonald’s Ray KrocIllinois, USA
31MicrosoftBill Gates & Paul AllenWashington, USA
32MitsubishiYataro IwasakiTokyo, Japan
33Morgan StanleyHenry S. Morgan & Harold StanleyNew York , USA
34NestléHenri NestléVevey, Switzerland
35 NikeBill Bowerman & Philip KnightOregon, USA
36NintendoFusajiro YamauchiKyoto, Japan
37Nissan MotorMasujiro Hashimoto, Kenjiro Den, Rokuro Aoyama, Meitaro Takeuchi & Yoshisuke AikawaYokohoma, Japan
38NokiaFredrik Idestam & Leo MechelinEspoo, Finland
39Oracle CorporationLarry Ellison, Bob Miner & Ed OatesCalifornia, USA
40PhilipsGerard Philips & Frederik PhilipsEindhoven, Netherlands

indian companies

S.NoCompanyFounderHeadquarters
1Aditya Birla GroupGhanshyam Das BirlaMumbai
2AmulTribhuvandas PatelAnand (Gujarat)
3Apollo HospitalPrathap C. ReddyChennai
4Ashok LeylandRaghunandan SaranChennai
5Asian PaintsChampaklal Choksey, Suryakant Dani, Arvind Vakil & Chimanlal ChoksiMumbai
6Aurobindo PharmaP.V. Ramprasad Reddy & K. Nityananda ReddyHyderabad
7Bajaj AutoJamnalal BajajPune
8Balaji TelefilmsJeetendraMumbai
9Bharti AirtelSunil Bharti MittalNew Delhi
10BioconKiran Mazumdar shawBengaluru
11Coffee Day Enterprises V. G. SiddharthaBengaluru
12CiplaKhwaja Abdul HamiedMumbai
13DaburS.K. BurmanGhaziabad
14Dr. Reddy's LaboratoriesK. Anji ReddyHyderabad
15EscortsHari Nanda & Yudi Nanda‎Faridabad
16EssarShashi Ruia & Ravi RuiaMumbai
17Future GroupKishore BiyaniMumbai
18GenpactPramod BhasinHyderabad
19GodrejArdeshir Godrej
& Pirojsha Burjorji Godrej
Mumbai
20HCL EnterpriseShiv NadarNoida
21iGate Patni Phaneesh MurthyBengaluru
22InfosysN.R Narayan MurthyBengaluru
23L&THenning Holck-Larsen & Søren Kristian Toubro.Mumbai
24Lupin LimitedDesh Bandhu GuptaMumbai
25Mahindra GroupMalik Ghulam Muhammad, Jagdish Chandra Mahindra & Kailash Chandra MahindraMumbai
26Mahindra SatyamByrraju Ramalinga RajuHyderabad
27NIIT Technologies LimitedRajendra S. Pawar & Vijay K. ThadaniNoida
28NirmaKarsanbhai PatelAhmedabad
29Parle AgroMumbaiMumbai
30PatanjaliRamdev & BalkrishnaHaridwar
31Pidilite IndustriesBalvant ParekhMumbai
32Reliance IndustriesDhirubhai AmbaniMumbai
33Ranbaxy LaboratoriesRanbir Singh & Gurbax SinghGurgaon
34Tata GroupJ.R.D TataMumbai
35WiproMohamed Hasham PremjiBengaluru

 


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