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16. Anne Sweeney
16. Anne Sweeney
Co-Chair, Disney Media Networks and president, Disney/ABC Television Group
Walt Disney (DIS)
2008 rank: 12
Age: 51

The division that this amateur painter co-chairs was the largest driver of Disney's revenue and operating income growth last year, thanks to hits like "Dancing With the Stars" and "Hannah Montana."

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Last updated September 15 2009: 12:58 PM ET
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