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35. Joanne Maguire
35. Joanne Maguire
EVP, Space Systems
Lockheed Martin (LMT)
2008 rank: 31
Age: 55

Growing up with seven brothers (12 kids total) made her feel at home in a male-dominated profession. Her division saw a drop in 2008 sales but still upped its operating profit 11% to $953 million.

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Last updated September 15 2009: 12:58 PM ET
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