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12. Bank of America Corp.
12. Bank of America Corp.
2010 Fortune 500 rank: 5
2009 profit growth: 56.6%
2009 revenue growth: 33.0%

CEO since January 2010: Brian Moynihan

Former rugby player Brian Moynihan has played just about every position for BofA. He has run the bank's consumer and small business division, served as general counsel, and was put in charge of Merrill Lynch.

Now, as CEO, he's head coach.

Moynihan says the controversial Merrill acquisition is paying off, helping elevate revenues to $150.5 billion, a 53% increase, and profits to $6.3 billion, up 57%.

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