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49. Phebe Novakovic
EVP, Marine Systems
General Dynamics (GD)
Previous rank: New
Age: 52

The newly named EVP has had a big year: She joined the board of Abbott Labs and was promoted to her current role in May. She now oversees 20,900 employees in the $6.4 billion revenue division, which builds submarines and surface ships.

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