Fortune 500 Women CEOs

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Carol Meyrowitz
Carol Meyrowitz
Title: President and CEO
Company: TJX
Age: 53
Compensation: $8.50 million
TJX stores like T.J.Maxx and Marshall's are surefire destinations for bargain hunters. And for newly appointed CEO, Carol Meyrowitz, keeping the deals coming will not be her only challenge. The 24-year retail veteran inherits a messy roster of lawsuits resulting from the millions of credit card numbers and other personal information stolen from the company's computers.

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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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