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Wanted: "Imported" CEOs For Growing U.S. Growth Abroad

03/28/2008 02:45 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

The corner offices of corporate America are increasingly being filled from every corner of the world.

Citigroup, the world's largest bank, named Vikram S. Pandit, a native of Nagpur, India, as its chief executive on Tuesday. Mr. Pandit joins 14 other foreign-born chiefs who are running Fortune 100 companies.

The head of the Altria Group was born in Egypt, for example. PepsiCo's is from India, the Liberty Mutual Group's is a native of Ireland and Alcoa's was born in Morocco.

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