Fortune 500 Women CEOs

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Mary F. Sammons
Mary F. Sammons
Title: President and CEO
Company: Rite Aid
Age: 60
Compensation: $1.89 million
Rite Aid is in much better shape than it was in 1999, when Sammons joined as President in the middle of accounting scandal. Four years later when she took over as CEO, the company was still losing money, but it had survived bankruptcy. These days Sammons is busy assimilating the recent $3.4 billion Brooks and Eckerd purchase.

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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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