Percy Barnevik is one of the six most central members of the Transnational Elite.
Board member, General Motors (the world's biggest corporation with sales in 1995 of US$ 169 billion and 745,000 employees worldwide) and former Chairman, AstraZeneca 1997-2002, Chairman of ABB 1997-2001 and member of the Board of du Pont, USA 1991-1998. Adviser to micro-credit organisation Hand in Hand International(which operates in Afghanistan); 1999-2004: chairman, Investor (owner of Wallenberg companies); 1997-2001; president and chief executive, Asea; 1983-2002: chairman, Sandvik; 1975-79: president, Sandvik USA; 1969-74: manager, Sandvik; 1966-69: manager, Johnson Group, Stockholm
- According to Carroll and Carson the other five are Peter Sutherland, Minoro Murofushi, Bertrand Collomb Paul Allaire and Etienne Davignon. See William K. Carroll Colin Carson 'Forging a New Hegemony? The Role of Transnational Policy Groups in the Network and Discourses of Global Corporate Governance'Journal of World systems Research, Vol. 9 No. 1, Winter 2003.