Tech's Top Turnaround Artists

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

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2. Sohaib Abbasi, Informatica

Before: Informatica's total return was down 13.3 percent in the two years before the company announced Sohaib Abbasi would be the new CEO. By comparison, the S&P 500's total return was 25.3 percent during that same period.

After: Since Abbasi's appointment in July 2004, Informatica's stock had a total return of 594.3 percent as of Oct. 11. By comparison, the S&P 500 had a total return of 85.3 percent during the same period.