Apple’s Tim Cook ranks 96 on Best CEOS of 2018 list

An anonymous poll of Apple employees earns CEO Tim Cook a 91% approval rating, earning him the No. 96 ranking among U.S. companies surveyed for Glassdoor's annual Employees' Choice Awards. (Glassdoor is a jobs and recruiting site.) However, it’s the head honcho’s lowest ranking ever, down from 53rd place in 2017.

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Cook had been steadily climbing in the rankings until last year. In 2013, he placed 18th; in 2014, 18th; in 2015, 10th; in 2016, eighth. Despite plummeting 43 places, his approval rating was only down 2% from last year.

Glassdoor’s rankings are based on anonymized ratings from company employees. The company takes into account the “quality, quantity and consistency” of those reviews.

The top 10 CEOs, per Glassdoor are: Eric Yuan of Zoom Video Communications (99% approval rating); Michael F. Mahoney of Boston Scientific (99% approval rating), Daniel Springer of DocuSign (99% approval rating); Lynsi Snyder of In-N-Out Burger (99% approval rating), James Downing of St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital (98% approval rating); Corey Schiller and Asher Raphael of Power Home Remodeling (98% approval rating); Charles C. Butt of HEB (98% approval rating);  Jeff Weiner of LinkedIn (97% approval rating); Colleen Wegman of Wegmans Food Markets (97% approval rating); and Marc Benioff of Salesforce (97% approval rating).