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

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

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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