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.

Indra Nooyi
Indra Nooyi
Title: Chairman Elect and CEO (becomes Chairman on May 2nd)
Company: PepsiCo
Age: 51
Compensation: $9.38 million
PepsiCo's Indian-born CEO is running a different company than the one she joined nearly 13 years ago. And that's how she wants it. She played a large role in selling off restaurant businesses including KFC and Pizza Hut, and replacing them with brands like Tropicana and Quaker. And after five years playing number-cruncher and dealmaker, she became CEO last October.

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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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