Tech's Top Turnaround Artists

By Bloomberg Rankings and Marcus Chan - 2013-10-18T00:20:24Z

Photograph by David Paul Morris/Bloomberg

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9. Moshe Gavrielov, Xilinx

Before: Xilinx's total return was down 10.5 percent in the two years before the company announced Moshe Gavrielov would be the new CEO. By comparison, the S&P 500's total return was 22.2 percent during that same period.

After: Since Gavrielov's appointment in January 2008, Xilinx's stock had a total return of 149.7 percent as of Oct. 11. By comparison, the S&P 500 had a total return of 31.8 percent during the same period.