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12. Sherilyn McCoy
Worldwide chairman, Pharmaceuticals Group
Johnson & Johnson (JNJ)
2009 rank: 14
Age: 51

The health care giant's consumer division has been under fire for recalls, and McCoy's $22.5 billion unit had its own issues -- patent expirations and stalled drug launches. But the future looks bright: J&J has 11 new drug filings planned for the next three years - one of its deepest pipelines ever.

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