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28. María Aramburuzabala de Garza
María Aramburuzabala de Garza
Vice Chairman
Grupo Modelo
Country: Mexico
2007 rank: 26

Among the who's who of powerful Latin Americans, Aramburuzabala de Garza, 45, sits on the board of some of Mexico's largest enterprises, including Banamex Citigroup, and is a member of the New York Stock Exchange's international advisory committee. But it's the family's beer empire that she watches most closely. Grupo Modelo, home to Corona beer, saw a 24% revenue jump to $6.6 billion, thanks to increased demand outside Mexico.

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