Fortune 500 Women CEOs

Newly appointed WellPoint CEO Angela Braly will be the only woman to run a Fortune 50 company. See other women who are already heading up Fortune 500s.

Paula Rosput Reynolds
Paula Rosput Reynolds
Title: President and CEO
Company: Safeco
Age: 50
Compensation: $6.14 million
Talk about a career change. Paula Rosput Reynolds went from working in the energy industry for 27 years (five of those as CEO of Atlanta-based AGL Resources) to running insurance company Safeco. Despite making the switch last year, she's already made some major decisions like moving the company's headquarters to downtown Seattle and reducing expenses, which include employee headcount.

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Compensation figures include salary, bonus, deferred compensation, non-equity incentive plan, pension and exercised options according to most recent data available. Figures are for 2006, unless otherwise noted.
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